Sunday, 1 July 2018

Folk Memory

“The NHS will last as long as there’s folk with faith left to fight for it.” And off they go, that Aneurin Bevan never said it, that it is from a 1997 television play by Trevor Griffiths.

But Griffiths got it from the old Bevanites in the Welsh coalfields during the Strike. They were entirely matter-of-fact that they had heard Bevan say it.

He said it.

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