Jeremy No-Mates gets a taste of some bitter medicine

ukgovernmentwatch

”At times like these you can almost feel sorry for the health secretary. It can’t be much fun being Jeremy No-Mates. Disliked by everyone working in the NHS and kept at arm’s length by cabinet colleagues who fear his failure might be contagious, Hunt is a man on borrowed time. If the Tories weren’t in such a mess, with the Maybot all but invisible and ministers locked in a death spiral of briefing and counter-briefing, Hunt would have almost certainly been out on his ear by now.”

”Judging by how miserable he looked at his first departmental questions of the new parliament, there is nothing Hunt would like more than some time out of office. It’s just his bad luck that there’s no one in authority to fire him. Hunt knows he just can’t win. Even if he were able to rustle up a 2% pay rise for doctors and…

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