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Video: 55 Weeks To Save The NHS!

55 Weeks To Save The NHS!

Sussex LRC event for UNISON Healthcare conference 2014

Recorded Tuesday 15 April 2014

  1. Andy Prendergast – Senior Public Services Officer & Senior Organiser for the GMB
  2. Ian Evans – leading member of Unite’s Health National Industrial Sector Committee who tweets as @brightonbeaker
  3. Mick Foote – local healthworker
  4. Claire Wadey – Sussex LRC’s Chair urging everyone to sign the petition against imposed pay cuts hitting local NHS “bank” workers at Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
  5. Gordon McKay – leading member of UNISON Scotland Health and a member of the UNISON NEC
  6. Nancy Platts – socialist and Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Brighton Kemp Town & Peacehaven who tweets as @Nancy_Platts
  7. Speakers’ replies to audience questionspart 1 on the difference between Labour and the Tories, whether Unite and UNISON will co-ordinate possible future strike action in the NHS, why the Labour Party has supported the NHS pay freeze, and what health campaigners can do to support the fight for fair pay for NHS workers.
  8. Speakers’ replies to audience questionspart 2 on the effects of PFI, contracting-out & privatisation in the NHS, whether Labour can help the public sector when Ed Miliband has supported the public sector pay freeze, and the alternative path taken by NHS Scotland.
  9. Speakers’ concluding remarks
  10. Tony Dines led the singing of The Red Flag with a little added Bevan
  11. View our photos of the meeting



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