Some days, they all seem to have a vested interest

Jeffrey Archer's ticker raised an interesting conundrum recently when he tried to use his private health insurance while doing porridge, but was told to wait his place in the NHS queue along with all the other lags.

It wasn't as if the man would have been gaining unfairly - from his point of view, he had paid his premium and was entitled to avail himself of the insurance benefits required.

His crime had nothing to do with it. It was a case of vindictiveness - or political correctness, if you

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