General election: Corbyn says Labour has documents that confirm NHS 'for sale' in US trade talks – live news

By Andrew Sparrow (now); Damien Gayle and Kate Lyons (earlier)


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Corbyn says new evidence disproves Johnson's argument that Labour's claim about threat to NHS an 'invention'


iain watson (@iainjwatson)

And ⁦@jeremycorbyn⁩ says drugs in US c.250pc higher cost than in UK and US is pressing for longer patents which makes drugs more expensive than generic alternatives

November 27, 2019
Tamara Cohen (@tamcohen)

Corbyn says the documents "leave Boris Johnson’s denials in absolute tatters"

Claims the minutes from six rounds of talks provide "evidence" that UK drug prices would go up if a US trade deal is struck

November 27, 2019
Frances Perraudin (@fperraudin)

“Let’s be frank the US is not going to agree to sell its medicines for less,” says Corbyn. Says Trump accuses the NHS of “foreign freeloading”.

November 27, 2019
Lamiat Sabin (@LamiatSabin)

Jeremy Corbyn says that page 41 of the unredacted docs says: "Everything is included [in the NHS in a future UK-US trade deal] unless something is specifically excluded.

"They want total market access as the baseline."

November 27, 2019
norman smith (@BBCNormanS)

NHS trade talk documents show US seeking much longer for drug patents raising cost of many drugs says @jeremycorbyn

November 27, 2019


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