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Burnham following our lead on TTIP – but where is Miliband?

Reaction of Dr Clive Peedell to Andy Burnham calling for the NHS to be exempted from theTransatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) currently being negotiated between the EU and the US. 
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/nhs-could-be-carved-open-by-us-healthcare-profiteers-warns-shadow-health-secretary-andy-burnham-9292530.html
“It’s good to see that Labour are following our lead in calling for the NHS to be exempted from the TTIP. We’ve been calling for this for over a year now."While we welcome Andy Burnham’s comments, we’d like to hear it from the mouth of Miliband to show how serious Labour are about it."Labour still have a long way to go to regain their mantle as the party of the NHS. It’s hard to see how a future Labour chancellor intends to ensure proper funding for the NHS while wedded to austerity and trying to deliver Tory-lite economic policies? "Let’s put aside talk of raising National Insurance, first we need to see the abolition of the market in the NHS and the scrapping of PFI policy, which are costing this country billions that could be spent on front line health care.”

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