Labour Leadership contender Owen Smith has said he wants the National Health Service to be funded solely by taxation, which is a move that might see a reduction in private sector insurance companies paying their way.
It is been revealed that as recently as 2013 the Labour Leadership contender Owen Smith did not oppose tuition fees that Welsh Labour kept in place during the Coalition Government’s term of office. Owen Smith has proposed a progressive graduate tax, but some have argued that is exactly what is in place at present, just by a different name.
Owen Smith’s job at the BBC was as a result of being introduced to the corporation by his father, Dai Smith, it has been alleged by Press Gang.
Alex Barros-Curtis is the only director of Owen2016 Campaign Limited, which is the corporation organising the Pontypridd MP’s campaign to oust Jeremy Corbyn as Labour Leader.
The Executive Committee of the Musicians Union is facing a backlash over its decision to support Owen Smith to be leader of the Labour Party without consulting members, with musician Dr Dave Camlin organising an emergency motion with the support of 21 other members.
It has been revealed that while working for Pfizer, the United Kingdom Labour leadership hopeful Owen Smith MP defended the protection of the pharmaceutical’s patents over allowing generic equivalents.
Owen Smith, a contender to lead the United Kingdom Labour Party, has attempted to start a viral marketing campaign to link him to British National Health Service founder Aneurin Bevan to distance himself from claims he wants to privatise the NHS.
It has been revealed that when Labour leadership contender Owen Smith was Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary he opposed Jeremy Corbyn’s call to abolish the benefit cap that restricts income to some of the most disadvantaged people in society.
Owen Smith MP, a prospective candidate to challenge UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, has been accused over his record on people with disabilities.