Labour manifesto will transform UK
Dear Sir, — Last week I went to Labour Party conference.
It feels as though politics has become all about Brexit, negativity, and division between people across the country. Labour conference was the opposite of this. It was an inspiring hive of activity where the most important issues facing our country were discussed with radical solutions that would change society forever.
Labour announced that they would scrap prescription charges in England, which would cost £745m annually. Every single one of us has paid prescription charges, some of us far more often than others. Research by Asthma UK found that more than three-quarters of asthma suffers struggle to afford their prescriptions. In the fifth richest country in the world it shouldn’t be a case of allowing people’s physical and mental health to diminish just because they are poorer than others. Healthcare is a human right, and that includes vital prescription drugs.
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