Twin corruptors of the NHS

Screen Shot 2016-05-18 at 19.27.49Discussing the spectacular rise in the cost of the UK healthcare system, Dalrymple writes:

First Margaret Thatcher (inadvertently) then Tony Blair (deliberately) corrupted our civil service—Thatcher by allowing the bureaucrats to pretend that they were businessmen, with perquisites to match; Blair by expanding this class of persons enormously, creating a powerful political lobby.

The British system

is now capable of absorbing infinite amounts of money with minimal benefit to the health of the population, though with great benefit to the pocketbooks of those who work in it.

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