Wes Streeting

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The Guardian view on the future of social care: a chance for Labour | Editorial
Editorial: Conservative neglect of the system has been a disaster. Wes Streeting and his colleagues must show they can do better


08, Jun, 2023 @5:30 PM

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Labour aims to reform England’s adult social care sector if it wins election
Fabian Society report sets out roadmap for national care service to tackle inadequate state provision

Pippa Crerar Political editor

08, Jun, 2023 @7:49 AM

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Labour accuses Rishi Sunak of being ‘slippery’ over Covid inquiry messages – as it happened
Shadow health secretary Wes Streeting says the PM should ‘comply with the inquiry and do it today’

Tom Ambrose (now) and Caroline Davies (earlier)

31, May, 2023 @3:56 PM

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Man arrested after car crashes into Downing Street gates – as it happened
Armed officers at the scene but incident not being treated as terror-related, Metropolitan Police says

Nadeem Badshah (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

25, May, 2023 @6:37 PM

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Tories have ‘completely lost control’ of UK migration numbers, says Starmer – as it happened
Labour leader’s comments follow reports that net immigration for 2022 could almost reach one million

Andrew Sparrow

12, May, 2023 @4:11 PM

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Labour’s Wes Streeting is half right about how to fix the NHS | Michael Marmot
Yes, reform is necessary. But without increases in spending as well, Britain will continue to be the sick man of Europe, says epidemiologist Michael Marmot

Michael Marmot

24, Apr, 2023 @4:15 PM

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Dominic Raab blames ‘activist civil servants’ after resigning over bullying report – as it happened
Raab resigns as deputy prime minister and justice secretary after report finds he displayed ‘persistently aggressive conduct’

Danya Hajjaji (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

21, Apr, 2023 @7:06 PM

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The Guardian view on management consultants: overused, underperforming | Editorial
Editorial: The omnipresence of consultancies is harming public services, while creating lucrative opportunities for private profit


17, Apr, 2023 @6:13 PM

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Labour’s reforms will save the struggling NHS from its current crisis | Letter
Letter: To prevent millions of working-class patients being left behind in a two-tier healthcare system, we need a change from the status quo, says shadow health secretary Wes Streeting

22, Feb, 2023 @6:08 PM

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Labour’s Wes Streeting: ‘Reform is not a Conservative word’
Exclusive: The shadow health secretary discusses his plans for the NHS, not becoming the fun police, and Tories’ handling of strikes

Pippa Crerar Political editor

20, Jan, 2023 @3:27 PM

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Wes Streeting’s plan to turn GPs into salaried NHS staff is misguided | Letters
Letters: Salaried GP Joe McFarlane says the Labour proposal is shortsighted and raises several big questions, but Dr Jeremy Bending thinks it would improve quality of care

16, Jan, 2023 @12:06 PM

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If patients could bypass GPs to see specialists, the NHS would grind to a halt | Letters
Letter: NHS psychiatrist Dr Melanie Knowles agrees that the current system is flawed, but says the answer is not to dispense with referrals from GPs, who are experts in diagnosis and triage

16, Jan, 2023 @12:05 PM

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