UK’s Labour pledges 26 billion pound boost to healthcare spending

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell gestures next to Jonathan Ashworth, the Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, at an election campaign event in London, Britain November 13, 2019. REUTER/Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party pledged on Wednesday to spend an extra 26 billion pounds ($33 billion) on healthcare if it wins the Dec. 12 election, including recruiting thousands more staff, rebuilding facilities and providing new equipment. Seeking to refocus the campaign away from Brexit and onto its traditional strong ground of healthcare, […]

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