Jonathan Ashworth – 2021 Comments on Waiting Lists

The comments made by Jonathan Ashworth, the Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, on 4 March 2021.

The Chancellor is failing patients, our NHS and its staff by cutting frontline services during a pandemic.

With lists already at a record high, this will mean patients waiting even longer in pain for vital treatment.

Yesterday’s Budget papered over the cracks rather than rebuilding the foundations of our country.