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Thérèse Coffey scraps promised paper on health inequality

Exclusive: health secretary has decided not to publish white paper, which was originally intended for publication by last spring

Thérèse Coffey is ditching the government’s long-promised white paper on health inequalities, despite the 19-year gap in life expectancy between rich and poor, the Guardian has been told.

The health secretary has decided to not publish a document that was due to set out plans to address the stark inequalities in health that the Covid-19 pandemic exposed.

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