Simon Stevens points out May and Hammond’s miserliness

Simon Stevens’s warning to Theresa May and Philip Hammond of the risks they are running by “underfunding our health services by £20bn-£30bn a year” was spectacular for being so public, pointed and premeditated. It was a plea, a protest, a challenge and an attempt at persuasion all rolled into one, though longer on direct threat than his usual diplomatic subtlety.

Full story in The Guardian, 9 November 2017