Daily Archives: June 13, 2011

Nicholas Timmins

Politics is full of the bitterest of ironies. Deep inside Andrew Lansley’s reform of the NHS was a desire to take politics (or at least as much of the politics as may be possible) out of the NHS.

Today, as a result of producing the biggest bill in the history of the NHS – far longer than the founding act of 1946 - he has subjected the NHS to the biggest bout of political in-fighting since its foundation. Read more