When the founder of the NHS called Ministers of the Crown assassins for not building enough cycleways

The National Health Service was founded 70 years ago on 5th July 1948. Its lead architect was Labour Health Secretary Aneurin Bevan. When in opposition, the long-time MP for Ebbw Vale was a thorn in the government’s side, regularly standing up for issues of social justice. Take, for instance, a speech he gave in the House of Commons on 28th April 1936. …