Channel 4 mocks ‘£350m for NHS’ bus with vehicle of its own to plug new Brexit drama
Channel 4 seemed to mock the pro-Brexit marketing campaign bus which promised £350 million every week would move to the NHS.
Ian Katz, director of programmes on Channel 4, tweeted a picture of a crimson bus with the slogan “Take back the remote control. Watch the gripping new TV drama.”
The picture used to be used to put it up for sale ‘Brexit: The Uncivil War’, which will probably be proven at 9pm on Monday.
Ian captioned his put up by way of pronouncing: “Hoping this might bring us 350m viewers on Monday night…”
He appeared to be mocking Boris Johnson’s authentic pro-Brexit marketing campaign bus used within the lead up to the Referendum which had the slogan ‘We ship the EU £350 million every week – let’s fund our NHS as a substitute’.
The £350m determine used to be briefly branded “potentially misleading” in a scathing assault by way of Britain’s knowledge watchdog across the time of the marketing campaign.
Then put up Brexit, Theresa May mentioned the ‘£350 million every week’ the Leave marketing campaign promised can be stored by way of leaving the EU would no longer move to NHS.
Followers appeared amused by way of Ian’s image on Twitter, commenting that it used to be “brilliant” and “amazing”.
One commented: “We’ll give you the remote back, with half the buttons missing, then force you to watch what we want.”
Another wrote: “As long as you can say that if I tune in it won’t be completely different to what you promised…”
Theresa May steered again in March 2017 the additional cash going to the well being provider – a pledge plastered at the aspect of the Leave marketing campaign’s large crimson fight bus – wasn’t in reality what other folks voted for.
Asked if Britain can be striking a perceived Brexit ‘dividend’ of £350 million every week in opposition to the NHS, the Prime Minister had mentioned: “We will probably be, as section of the negotiations, we’ll be making sure that we’re no longer paying the ones vital sums one day.
“We will then be ready to see what the dimensions of that dividend will probably be after which decide how that cash is spent, what we’re going to do with that. There’s loads of issues to take into consideration.
She added: “During the referendum marketing campaign there have been issues made, incessantly very passionately on all sides of the argument.
“We’re now past the referendum – we’re now on the level the place we’re striking this into observe.
“We’re beginning what are going to be complicated, difficult, however I feel achievable negotiations. And I’m constructive about what we will reach one day.”
But she steered the NHS pledge used to be no longer in reality what other folks voted for.
She mentioned: “What other folks voted for is for us to have keep an eye on, and that’s what we’ll have.”
Labour MP Chuka Umunna – across the time of the marketing campaign – accused the “deeply misleading” claims attempting to “deceive the British public”.
“Just when you thought the desperate Leave campaign could not sink any lower, they plaster a deeply misleading figure across their flagship bus,” he mentioned.
“Every unmarried credible financial frame, from companies to trades unions to the Bank of England are transparent that our financial system is more potent in Europe.
“Leaving would hit our financial system onerous and imply much less cash for public products and services just like the NHS.
“Vote Leave have no arguments to make on the economy and so instead are reduced to deeply disingenuous claims to try and deceive the British public.”