'Eat doughnuts for breakfast? Pay for your own health care'

The Daily Mirror reports on FEG meeting at the IEA

Patients with diseases caused by their lifestyle must pay for health care, a Tory MP urged yesterday.

Dr Phillip Lee said sufferers of type 2 diabetes and similar illnesses should lose their right to free prescriptions to save the NHS from collapse.

He told an Institute of Economic Affairs briefing: “If you want to have doughnuts for breakfast, fine, but there is a cost implication down the line.”

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