General election 2017

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Health and social care is likely to feature highly in the election debate ahead of polling day on 8 June.

With election manifestos soon to be published, we'll be updating this section with a round-up of political parties' NHS plans and pledges, as detailed in their manifestos.

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2015 general election

View the section below for an overview of the main political parties' pledges on health and social care in 2015. You can also download our in-depth analysis.

Jeremy Hunt

Conservative Party pledges

A quick guide to the Conservative Party pledges.

Ed Miliband

Labour's ten-year plan

Top lines from the Labour Party's health manifesto.

Policy dictionary definition

Liberal Democrat pledges

An at-a-glance view of Lib Dem plans and promises.

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UK Independence Party plans

A quick guide to UKIP plans for health and care.

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Green Party policy

A brief guide to the Green Party's plans for health and care.

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Plaid Cymru's Westminster policies

A quick guide to the party's plans.

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Scottish National Party priorities

View the SNP's priorities for the NHS.

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