Private ProblemTHEY’VE only been in power a couple of months but the Tories are already flogging off our national institutions with the news that a private company is set to run an entire NHS hospital for the first time.

Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, will be operated by the private sector from next summer in a franchise expected to last at least seven years.

Expect McDonald’s to sponsor the armed-forces in the near future.