At the weekend my husband was having an argument about this with a friend, who thinks, apparently, that C25K was dreamt up by the Tories as a method of controlling the populace
I thought that the C25K programme had originated in the US some time ago, and this idea I find substantiated by a link from a previous post from Bazza1234 here:
The earliest evidence of the NHS scheme I could find was from September 2010 (a few months after the Coalition government came to power), courtesy of the Wayback Machine:
But I don't know if it appeared on a previous incarnation of the NHS website.
Is it all a conspiracy? Would we care if it was?