"All public services have to be based on a diversity of independent providers who compete for business in a market governed by Consumer choice. All across Whitehall, any policy option now has to be dressed up as "choice", "diversity", and "contestablity". These are the hallmarks of the "new model public service""
"We will not agree to anything that gives patients the slightest perception that we might be making money out of reducing care to patients. This is utterly unethical"
1988 259: 3587-3593