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Health policy doesn’t operate in a vacuum – it is time Labour and the Conservatives realised that

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By Dr Louise Irvine, Secretary to the National Health Action Party Last week we saw the omnishambles that is Theresa May’s Government refuse entry to 100 Indian doctors planning to work in our National Health Service.  They had been offered posts that would fill much needed staffing gaps in the NHS. Labour responded by calling for healthcare professionals to be …

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It is high time the government shut down the UK’s tax havens

How much tax is paid by major US companies in the UK?

By Dr Louise Irvine, NHA Party Secretary This week, the Conservative-led government finally backed down on its sordid attempts to prevent the UK’s tax havens from having to publish the names of tax dodgers. And that’s big news. The UK’s Overseas Territories, such as the British Virgin and Cayman Islands, sit at the heart of a global ring of shadowy tax jurisdictions …

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