So too would a privatised medical service in the UK be abusive, because this is a natural monopoly where exploitation of the public and of the public purse, alongside denial of access, are the only inevitable outcomes of encroaching privatisation that permeates the NHS now.
Why is medical service a natural monopoly?
His own wife is a GP – an independent business providing medical services while being financed by taxation.
But more, why is medicine a natural monopoly? You know, given that the UK is about the only place that does treat it as such, with a monopoly provider.
Even, if it is a natural monopoly then it is impossible for second and third providers to even exist because the effect of it being a natural monopoly is that they can’t.
That is, if it is a natural monopoly then it doesn’t need defending because it can’t be attacked. The very insistence that we must defend it means that it can’t, naturally, tend toward monopoly…….