Health professionals and nurses will march to Buckingham Palace, exactly where the US president will be eating with Queen and other leaders
- Indication up for the Guardian’s early morning briefing
- PM to downplay ties to Donald Trump amid promises of ‘NHS sell-off’
These are from my colleague Kate Proctor, who has been covering a Jeremy Corbyn function in London this early morning.
Jeremy Corbyn suggests Trump’s motorcade went previous his dwelling so “I know this is right here”.
Then suggests he has one message: “Our NHS will not be set up for sale” pic.twitter.com/CDpfprBZYo
The cleaners and porters obtained their contracts brought again in-dwelling by SOAS which suggests significantly much better working rights and problems just after a twelve year campaign. Some other unis now following their guide. @jeremycorbyn conference employees and college students. #GE2019 pic.twitter.com/9Qphxpnwkv
Final night time Jeremy Corbyn produced the text of an open up letter he has prepared to Donald Trump asking for assurances that the NHS, and drug costs in distinct, will not be included in the proposed Uk-US trade deal. It is one of these letters from politicians evidently not drafted in the expectation that it may receive a reply, but it is interesting nevertheless, especially for the amount of money of detail it includes about the 8 variations Corbyn desires to the American negotiating goals for a Uk-US trade deal.
Here is the crucial extract.
To assure the British public that the NHS and other Uk public providers will not be opened up to “total marketplace access” and irreversible privatisation, and that all facets of NHS pharmaceuticals procurement will certainly be taken off the desk in a US-Uk trade arrangement, I am crafting to you these days to talk to you to request US negotiating goals are revised as a matter of urgency so that they:
A revision of the US negotiating goals alongside these lines would go a lengthy way to reassuring the British public that the US government will not be seeking whole marketplace access to the Uk public providers that the NHS will not be on the desk in US-Uk trade negotiations that a US-Uk trade deal will not open up up NHS providers to irreversible privatisation and that the US government accepts that our NHS is not for sale in any sort.