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Sorry for linking to the Scum, I just don't believe this story is true.
this is the kind of glib solution you see bandied around in the comments section of a Mail online story about immigrants or benefits cheats. "Charge £200, that'll learn em". Shame to see it from an educated person though. Has he even begun to think of the reality of this? People choosing between heating their houses and feeding their kids or getting a large lump on their left bollock looked at?
Its more trying to hook you so you spend money to get membership to find out whats behind this outrageous seeming thing.
Its marketing really (I think)
If this is true, can the Labour party evict him so he cant call himself 'a labour peer'?
He sounds more like a supremicist from his suggestion, weeding out those that are unlike yourself (unless he is so mentally retarded that he does not understand the implications of a £200 visit fee). Since he is a very noxious growth himself (he has done the initial broaching of something unspeakable), he needs weeding. Can't he just be 'removed' in some way that ensures he cant speak in public again?
Of course it could all be not what he meant at all, the sun and mail might be in cahoots to smear labour.
he said charge patients £200 for every visit. The comments that he makes are a lot more sensitive and centre more on the debate on charging than anything else. Article here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2716381/Pay-200-doctor-value-NHS-Labour-peer-Lord-Robert-Winston-claims-patients-charged-treatment-stop-taking-health-service-granted.html
Reads like the Sun is trying to smear Labour by association on this, which isn't very fair.