Campaign in Parliament

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Campaign in Parliament

The closures and the campaign have been raised over twenty times in parliament in the last couple of weeks. Health minister Simon Burns and Andrew Lansley must be sick of the issue. But there will be no let up until they listen: MPs have pledged to keep raising to the matter when Parliament returns in September.

 

The closures and the campaign have been raised over twenty times in parliament in the last couple of weeks. Health minister Simon Burns and Andrew Lansley must be sick of the issue. But there will be no let up until they listen: MPs have pledged to keep raising to the matter when Parliament returns in September.

Andy Slaughter spoke in an Opposition Day Debate on Monday, which provided a chance to speak up against Government cuts to our Health services. He also questioned Andrew Lansley in Health Questions on Tuesday.

There was support from other MPs across all parties, including:

Ealing MPs Steve Pound and Virendra Sharma

  • John McDonnell
  • Gareth Thomas
  • Angie Bray
  • Mark Field