Independent Group endorsed by right-wing Think Tank who want to privatise the NHS

Tom D. Rogers - 20 February 2019

The new Parliamentary breakaway group which now consists of 8 former Labour MPs and 3 ex-Tories, The Independent Group, has gained the endorsement of two neoliberal, pro-privatisation ThinkTanks – one of which has openly lobbied for the NHS to be fully privatised.

Writing on Twitter, the Associate Director of the Institute for Economic Affairs (IEA), Kate Andrews, declared her delight at rumours that the Independent Group’s new policy platform could include support the privatisation of public services and opposition to increased tax rates for people earning above £150,000... See more