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Protect our NHS

Speaking at a UKIP event in Stoke, Paul Nuttall, UKIP leader and candidate in the Stoke Central by election said:

“Yes they may well have founded [the NHS] in 1948, but today they have come to resemble an abusive parent.

“I refuse to be hectored by a party that oversaw the Mid Staffs scandal. A scandal for which no one in senior management was sacked!

“I refuse to be lectured to by a party that allowed MRSA to become commonplace on our wards.

“I refuse to be accused of wanting to privatise the NHS by a party that actually did privatise 5% of our health service when they were in power.

“I also refuse to take criticism from a party whose two most prominent members of the House of Lords – Winston and Warner – have called for people to be charged to see their GP. 

“And finally, I refuse to take lessons from a party that has saddled the NHS with a debt of nearly 80 billion pounds through the signing of crazy PFI contracts.  Continue reading Protect our NHS

On the Road to Brexit

Today (Thursday 9th June) the UKIP Battle Bus toured the North West. 

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Steven Woolfe MEP, Nigel Evans MP and I visited Nantwich, Leigh and Blackpool to meet activists and members of the public. 

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We walked around each town, talking to local businesses and meeting undecided voters – we received a great response and we are convinced that leave can win the EU referendum on the 23rd.