In pictures: Presentation of the NHS Bill in parliament 11 March 2015

The NHS Bill was presented in Parliament on 11 March 2015.

Thank you to all the campaign groups and individuals that came to the House of Commons to support the NHS Bill: Keep Our NHS Public, Save Lewisham Hospital, Greenwich Keep Our NHS Public, 999 Call for the NHS, Keep our St Helier Hospital, Save our NHS – from Barts and Queen Mary’s medical school, Save our Hospitals (Ealing, Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Central Middlesex) and the National Health Action Party.

And thank you to all the MPs that supported the presentation of the Bill (and the additional MPs who attended the rally outside parliament): Caroline Lucas from the Green Party; Andrew George and John Pugh from the Liberal Democrats; Labour’s Katy Clark, Jeremy Corbyn, Roger Godsiff, Kelvin Hopkins, John McDonnell, Michael Meacher and Chris Williamson; SNP’s Stewart Hosie, Angus MacNeil, Mike Weir and Eilidh Whiteford; and Plaid Cymru’s Hywel Williams.

Co-author of the Bill, Peter Roderick answers questions about what the presentation of the NHS Bill means here but below are some pictures from the day.


1- Campaign group banners for NHS Bill


2- Photo Call for the NHS Bill


3 - Student nurses with Andrew George Caroline Lucas and Peter Roderick


4 Jeremy Corbyn Peter Roderick


5 London NHS Campaigners


6 Photographers with Peter Roderick and Caroline Lucas


7 Andrew George Caroline Lucas Peter Roderick and Tony O'Sullivan


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