“A Conservative MP has spoken of his belief in astrology and his desire to incorporate it into medicine.
David Tredinnick said he had spent 20 years studying astrology and healthcare and was convinced it could work.
The MP for Bosworth, a member of the health committee and the science and technology committee, said he was not afraid of ridicule or abuse.
‘There is no logic in attacking something that has a proven track record,’ he told BBC News.
He said he had studied the Indian astrological system Iahiri and the way it was used by that country’s government and recalled how Chris Patten, Britain’s last governor of Hong Kong, had an official astrologer, whom Mr Tredinnick had consulted while on a parliamentary delegation there.”
— “Astrology-loving MP seeks health answers in the stars,” BBC News
“Astrology-loving MP David Tredinnick ‘convinced’ practise can reduce strain on NHS,” Kashmira Gander, The Independent
“Combining astrology and healthcare: your medical horoscopes,” Dean Burnett, The Guardian
“Tory MP says astrology is good for the health,” Laura Donnelly, The Telegraph
“Tory MP David Tredinnick claimed £755 for astrology software,” Polly Curtis, The Guardian
“Medical astrology,” from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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