Saturday, 22 August 2009

Beveridge, Churchill and the NHS

In a detailed rebuttal of New Labour spin that the National Health Service was the sole creation of Aneurin Bevan, Seth Thévoz, a student of modern history at King’s College London, explains that not only was the first public mention of a National Health Service contained in the report of the commission chaired by Liberal William Beveridge, the Conservatives were also onside.

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