Lead story

Yet more threats to our NHS

by Daphne Liddle

THE THREAT of further privatisation looms even larger over our NHS after the publication last week of the Keogh Report into standards of treatment and care in 14 NHS trust hospitals that were all found seriously wanting.

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Labour must earn its support

by New Worker correspondent in Durham

“THE LABOUR Party has no God-given right to exist,” Len McCluskey, general secretary of the giant union Unite, told tens of thousands of people gathered in the baking sun on the vast Racecourse field at the 129th Durham Miners’ Gala last Saturday.

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Editorial

Len’s big gamble

THE CON-DEM Coalition austerity cuts have made a dent in living standards for the vast majority of people in this country. They have unashamedly attacked the disabled and long-term sick. They are selling off our treasured NHS and our children’s schools to those who would run them simply for profit.

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