Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Coalition marches on…

From the letters page of the Guardian, 20.8.10, Robin Wendt wrote; “One basic strand runs through the Con-Dems policy. It is the swift repudiation of the post-war social settlement and an unrelenting march back to the 1930s,… The promised cuts in public services are on a scale of which Stanley Baldwin would have been proud. They will reduce the public sector to much of what it was in his time – crude basic provision for the worst off. The changes to health services means the wholesale dismantling of Bevan’s 1948 comprehensive, equitable and publicly accountable NHS. In the 1940s the… Read more
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