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Letters: Clapping is hypocrisy in my book

As I took my evening walk at 8pm last Thursday my heart was warmed by the sound of applause ringing out across West Norfolk.

The community coming together to express their gratitude to those who are putting themselves in harms way for us. We live in an overwhelmingly Conservative voting area.

Knowlngly or not, many of those clapping have also voted for the gradual dismantling of the NHS; they have facilitated the reduction of overall NHS funding in terms of GDP, the freezing of wages, the shutting of wards, the closure of hospitals, the removal of bursaries for midwives and the massive shortage of nurses that we are now experiencing.

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