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Bevan

Aneurin , known as Nye. 1897--1960, British Labour statesman, born in Wales: noted for his oratory. As minister of health (1945--51) he introduced the National Health Service (1948)
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How crass of Jeremy Hunt to compare himself to Nye Bevan.
Michael signed my copy of his book on Nye Bevan in the 1990s, and he was a charming and very polite and courteous man.
I remember as a teenager going to hear Nye Bevan at the Coventry Hippodrome in 1946 or 1947 one Sunday morning.
When questioned about his hospitality to Nye Bevan and Jennie Lee, De Meo maintained that Bevan and Lee had always paid for everything.
This week's offer is a magnum of bubbly to any Labour candidate who mentions ALL the following great socialist thinkers in their election leaflets - Nye Bevan, Neil Kinnock, John Smith and Henry McLeish
In 'Old' Labour's good days, Nye Bevan told everyone that the health service and pensions would be available to them for life.
SHAMELESS Jeremy Hunt has caused outrage and disbelief by having the brass neck to compare himself to NHS founder Nye Bevan.
And he claimed that nearly all Health Secretaries are unpopular - even NHS founder Nye Bevan.
PARALYMPIAN Tanni Grey-Thompson has revealed her historical hero is the founder of the NHS Nye Bevan.
Nye Bevan, the Labour minister who founded the NHS, resigned in protest.
NYE Bevan, midwife at the birth of the NHS, famously said that he was only able to achieve his objectives because he "had stuffed the doctors' throats with gold".
The poor were the poor and until Nye Bevan and his like, nobody seemed to want to change it.