General Election 2017

With health and social care set to be one of the key topics this election we've pulled together some of our key resources to help you navigate the big issues during the election.


Published: 27/04/2017

NHS funding choices and the 2017 General Election



We set out different scenarios about possible future spending on the NHS in England including an analysis and comparison of the latest pledges from the three main parties' manifestos.

Response to Theresa May's announcement of a cap on social ca...


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Nigel Edwards comments on the Conservative's announcement that a Conse...

No party has pledged enough funding for the NHS


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The NHS in England cannot close its funding gap, cope with increased d...

Our response to the Conservative manifesto


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The pledge of a further £8 billion by 2022/23 does not get us to a lo...

Our response to Labour's manifesto


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While the £30 billion sum will provide a welcome relief in the short...

Our response to the Liberal Democrat's manifesto


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The Liberal Democrats have pledged to raise income tax across the boar...

Manifestly important: health, social care and the General El...

03/05/2017Nigel Edwards


Nigel Edwards outlines three core issues facing the NHS that politicians may want to keep in mind during the short campaign.

Facing the facts this election campaign

03/05/2017Leonora Merry


We will use the opportunity this General Election provides to bring fa...

John Appleby responds to Liberal Democrat NHS funding pledge


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Tim Farron promises to increase funding for the NHS and social care an...

Our response to statement on staffing concerns from NHS Prov...


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Candace Imison agrees with the NHS Providers that staffing issues in t...

Candace Imison responds to Labour's NHS staff announcement


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Labour has today pledged to get rid of the NHS 1% pay cap, legislate f...

13 reasons for (and some against) spending more on the NHS

08/03/2017John Appleby


So you think we should spend more on the NHS? But why?