Dear Brothers and Sisters,
There are times when politics is in flux, when resolute action, or, alternatively, gutless inaction, shapes the future. Now is such a time.
Tony Blair’s “retirement agenda”, what he wants to do in his last period as prime minister, is thoroughly reactionary.
He wants to complete the destruction of the National Health Service which Thatcher began 25 years ago.
“Market forces” within the Health Service are working increasingly to disintegrate it. You know that as well as we do. Everyone who pays attention to politics knows it, too. NHS patients are being made