Re: Health department warned Vote Leave campaign not to use NHS logo
Dear Dr McCartney,
I read with great interest your article on Vote Leave breaking the rules over the NHS logo published on the 15th of October in the BMJ.
Now as a resident of Edgbaston, Birmingham, Gisela Stuart is my MP and I have consistently voted for her over the years as many of the labour principles are in kilter with my own. I was however mildly irritated that she decided to take the 'Leave' side, and now that almost all the Brexiteers have decided that there will be no magical £350 million to spend on the NHS together with the new information gleaned from your article, I find myself feeling strongly against what in retrospect was not just a misleading, but also borderline illegal campaign.
How did the department of health let it slide? Are they feckless or just blind?
I have emailed Gisela Stuart's team voicing my deep concerns and am expecting a response from her soon.
Thank you for enlightening me and giving me some fire to engage with my local (former favourite) politician.
Competing interests: No competing interests