How „A Poverty of Health‟ was fashioned! The MCW‟s National Conference in November 2021, focused on health matters. Looking back at the NEC minutes and discussions it was an obvious subject to cover. The NEC were mindful, how over decades, there had been a deep divide between the health, access to resources, preventative services and the health outcomes of social classes. The „Black Report‟, commissioned in 1977 by a Labour government and published August 1980, highlighted the inequalities in health and the need for government intervention and spending.  Read our April 2022 issue: