Rees-Mogg: Dr Nichol as irresponsible as Dr Wakefield
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Jacob Rees-Mogg: Dr Nicholl as irresponsible as Dr Wakefield

Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg tells MPs that "Dr David Nicholl is as irresponsible as Dr Wakefield".

Andrew Wakefield became became infamous for saying that the MMR vaccine gave children autism, a claim which was later found to be untrue. Dr David Nicholl has been giving evidence to the government in Operation Yellowhammer, warning of the dangers of a no-deal Brexit for medicine in the UK.

  • 05 Sep 2019