"You know, the 111 number was a part of Labour's manifesto. See HERE.
This isn't a new idea from the coalition. It's Labour's idea. So why are they campaigning against it? Ah, of course, because it's not them actually doing
I hate party politics so damn much."
It's a fair point. The way some people (i.e. John Prescott) have been carrying in, you'd think the coalition intended to axe NHS Direct and replace it with sweet F A. That's not the case at all. But nothing like a good old anti Tory scare story on the NHS for Labour to pursue, is there?
I'll be putting these points to Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham on LBC tomorrow at 10am.