Labour has underfunded the NHS, so when cuts are made, Labour can blame theses boards - just as the Tories blamed the National Coal Board when the pits were closed.
What does NCB stand for?
NCB stands for National Coal Board (UK)
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We have 135 other meanings of NCB in our Acronym Attic
- Narcotics Control Bureau
- Narragansett Community Band (Templeton, MA)
- National Camps for the Blind (Canada)
- National Cargo Bureau
- National Center for Biodefense
- National Central Bank (finance, European Union)
- National Central Bureau
- National Child Benefit (Canada)
- National Children's Bureau
- National City Bank
- National Codification Bureau
- National College of Business (various locations)
- National Commercial Bank (Saudi Arabia)
- National Competitive Bidding
- National Computer Board (Republic of Mauritius)
- National Confederation of the Blind (Delhi, India)
- National Cooperative Bank
- National Coordinating Board (various organizations)
- Natural Childbirth
- Naval Communications Board (US Navy)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Just as the Tories blamed the National Coal Board, when the pits were closed.
Mr Vest, a retired driver for the National Coal Board and father-of-one, has been told he will be immobile for about 12 weeks.
Given the fact, or so we are told, that methane gas is twenty times more damaging to the atmosphere than CO2 (methane destroys ozone), I suggest that as the National Coal Board and Point of Ayr colliery have certainly done their bit of adding to the damage of the atmosphere and global warming.
The new estate was built, Howat Road was added, all the ground that belonged to the National Coal Board, on which stood the colliery, has been virtually covered with dwellings and other buildings used for businesses.
Among the projects to benefit from funds from heritage guardian Cadw are the National Coal Board Club in Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent and Y Capel Mawr in Denbigh.
He also said the NUM settled the strike on five occasions with the National Coal Board but that these were "sabotaged" by Thatcher.