Bristol punks strike out against the government...

The NHS is a uniquely British institution, one of the central facets of our welfare state.

It's also under attack. The current Conservative government have not shied away from the slashing cuts branded 'austerity', and these are currently aimed square at the NHS.

Which is where IDLES come in. The Bristol punx aren't about to take this lying down, and new cut 'Divide And Conquer' is a short and extremely sharp riposte to those in power.

The band explain: "'Divide and Conquer' it was written at a time where I watched my mother deteriorate in a hospital that was itself dying. The song was an observation on how simple financial cuts and the mere action of writing a cross in a box can cut someone's life short. Last week the Tories started a campaign to sell whatever is left of our#NHS or the Sustainability and Transformation Plan as they've put it. Fuck off."

Clash is able to premiere the visuals - check it out now...

Catch IDLES at London's Black Heart venue on September 7th.

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