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Monday, 16 June 2014

NHS can be Labour’s general election game changer

The NHS is an issue which can win Labour the general election writes Kevin Maguire in today’s Mirror: ‘Miliband is handicapped by his failure to communicate the truth the banking crisis created the deficit. Labour’s hobbled by the public believing, wrongly, that the deficit somehow triggered the crash. He’s also proved inept at defending the best of the last Labour Government’s record. That failure is curious when he sat in the Cabinet for part of it. But the NHS is his home turf. Ideologically, the Cons have always been uncomfortable with publicly delivered universal health care’