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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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<B Roderick Bevan, the greatnephew of NHS founder Nye Bevan
Speaking after the hearing, Mr Bevan's daughter Paula told The Guardian: "I feel that my dad was totally let down by the NHS, whose founder was Nye Bevan who, as the name suggests, my dad was related to -- it was his great uncle.
Clearly, the Labour councillors in North Lanarkshire haven't heard them before; they certainly do not practise what Nye Bevan preached.
A consultation launch will soon be launched by the council on proposals to demolish both Park Pool and the similar facilities at Skelmersdale's Nye Bevan, and replace them both with improved attractions.
"Nye Bevan would be turning in his grave if he could hear your attitude towards the NHS.
If only just one of the speakers could become a great working man's leader like Clem Attlee or Nye Bevan. The ruling class can always find their Churchill or Thatcher.
I wonder if this is what Nye Bevan envisioned when he set up the National Health Service in 1948.
Michael signed my copy of his book on Nye Bevan in the 1990s, and he was a charming and very polite and courteous man.
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.
The course, which starts tomorrow, lasts for six weeks, and is for an hour lesson per week free of charge at Nye Bevan Pool and Park Pool.
When questioned about his hospitality to Nye Bevan and Jennie Lee, De Meo maintained that Bevan and Lee had always paid for everything.