A virility test for the Tories?

W. Russell
1983 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
The leak of the Cabinet's plans for the family showed that they did not have all that much to do with the National Health Service, but it has served to refuel the fears that arose last year after the leak giving the proposals being put forward by the central policy review staff for the social services. The Opposition has not been slow to latch on to it. Mr Michael Foot, the Labour leader, seized on it in a powerful speech during the Bermondsey byelection campaign-not everything Mr Foot does is
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