Prescott gives vocal backing to GP's anti-Health Bill campaign

Former deputy prime minister John Prescott has posted a video of him singing to back GP Dr Kailash Chand's anti-Health Bill campaign.

John Prescott singing to back anti-Health Bill campaign
John Prescott singing to back anti-Health Bill campaign

The 2m 55s YouTube clip features his rendition of the Frank Sinatra classic I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself A Letter.


Mr Prescott pledged to post it if Dr Chand's bid for a parliamentary debate about the Health Bill passed 50,000 signatures. It passed the 100,000 mark earlier this week.

Mr Prescott tweeted: 

Dr Chand is hopeful that the debate can take place in early March to coincide with a combined protest against the Health Bill.

He said: 'I'm very excited. This could be dynamite. This is a non-political protest, my passion has always been for the NHS.'

Asked whether he thought sufficient opposition was mounting to topple the Health Bill, he said: 'I hope so. I wouldn't be doing it otherwise.'

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