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Lost a pound, found a penny - a letter to the Mail

February 14, 2019 12:23 PM
By Andy Hagon

Indira Gandhi's grandfather once told her that there were two types of people in the world: those who do the work and those that take the credit. And he advised her to be in the first group, as there was far less competition. I was reminded of this quote when Labour were claiming all the credit last week, for the imminent return of some of our health services to the town. Evidently, it wasn't North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust who were responsible, nor the many complaints from the people of Hartlepool - no, it was all Labour. For Labour to be trying to claim all the credit is a disgrace.

Of course, the health services that Labour are talking about are the same ones that they allowed to be taken from us in the first place. They signed the paperwork and controlled the process that led to A and E, our maternity, fertility, and other health services being ravaged. They promised to safeguard the town's healthcare - but they let us down, again. Hartlepool Labour Party lost a pound, and are now claiming the credit for finding a penny. They deserve to be a spent force in the May elections. 14th Feb Mail article