‘About 500 people have gathered for a march from South Tyneside to London in protest against NHS “privatisation”.
A group of mothers from Darlington are recreating the 1936 Jarrow March against poverty and unemployment in the Great Depression.
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Rehana Azam, GMB officer and one of those taking part, said the “motive of profit” was coming before healthcare.
An NHS spokesman said its budget had been increased by £12.7bn and it was committed to providing a free service.’
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