With thanks to Gavin Mowat.
Christian Allard, MSP for the North East of Scotland, has added his support to the campaign to fight against privatisation of the NHS.
The campaign calls for David Cameron to use his veto to protect the health service from the effects of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Mr Allard along with SNP colleagues at the Scottish Parliament signed the People’s NHS pledge to demand that David Cameron vetoes TTIP unless the NHS is “fully and clearly exempted” from the agreement.
Commenting, Christian Allard MSP said:
“Protecting the NHS is an important priority for people in Scotland and for the SNP. This is why SNP MSPs are pledging that we will call on the Prime Minster to veto TTIP if it does not explicitly exempt the NHS from the agreement.
“Our NHS staff do a fantastic job in our most treasured public institution and this work is too important to be put at risk from TTIP.
“The SNP will do everything in our power to protect our NHS and support the good work of our NHS staff – that is why we are signing this pledge.”
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