Forbes June 15, 2024
Katherine Hignett

With less than three weeks to go until the U.K. elects its next government, its main political parties have released their main campaign pledges.

At a time when the country’s public health system is battling massive waits for emergency care, elective procedures, dentistry and more, the health policies of each party are crucially important to voters.

In fact, health often ranks as the most important issue to British public.

So who are the U.K.’s main parties and what are their health plans?

The main political parties

The three major parties are the Conservatives, led by Rishi Sunak, the Labour Party, led by Keir Starmer, and the Liberal Democrats, led by Ed Davey.

The Conservatives — often referred to as the...

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