Another week, another bad week to be an immigrant in the UK. With the addition of this so-called preventative measure against "health tourism", the government has put a huge sign on the door of Britain saying foreigners aren't welcome.
"Health tourism" currently costs £12m, just 0.01 per cent of the NHS budget. The new crackdown could cost far more.
Jeremy Hunt promises to end the "costly abuse" of the health service by foreigners, but just £12m or 0.01 per cent of the NHS budget was lost in 2011-12.
With George Osborne determined to avoid further tax rises, patient charges will be the only way to solve the health funding crisis.
Contrary to Cameron's assertion at PMQs, Miliband said last month: "we will always be protecting the health service".
The Labour leader refused to rise to Cameron's child benefit jibes and left the PM struggling to explain away the A&E crisis.
Andy Burnham says Chris Skidmore's comments were "beneath contempt" after GPs' head rejects claim that migrants are to blame for the "massive increase" in waiting times.
John Mann respectfully regrets that "a bill to call a referendum on reversing NHS privatisation was not included in the Gracious Speech".
Raiding £500m from the health and schools budgets to fund defence might please Tory MPs but the voters won't like it.
A Labour government would not consider "cutting the health service", says Miliband in his biggest post-2015 commitment.