Video: Cameron slams “pointless reorganisation” of the NHS

The Prime Minister – then in opposition – addresses the Royal College of Nursing conference in 2009.

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Ah, the ease of opposition. "There will be no more of those pointless reorganisations that aim for change but instead bring chaos," David Cameron tells the Royal College of Nursing conference in 2009, to rapturous applause.

It is a rather different reception from the one received by his Health Secretary, Andrew Lansley, yesterday. A vote of no confidence in him was passed due to fears that his reorganisation of the NHS would bring – well, chaos.

Hat-tip: Political Betting

Samira Shackle is a freelance journalist, who tweets @samirashackle. She was formerly a staff writer for the New Statesman.