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National Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) Bill – second reading

Clive Efford, Labour MP for Eltham, today (Friday 21st November 2014) tabled a Private Member’s Bill called the National Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) Bill 2014-15, to amend some of the most controversial bits of the Health and Social Care Act … Continue reading

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Jeremy Hunt Retreats After Threat of Legal Action

After receiving a letter from the lawyers, Jeremy Hunt has written to Andy Burnham denying that his tweet accused Andy Burnham of personally covering up failings of hospitals while he was Secretary of Health.  You can read both his original … Continue reading

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Andy Burnham Considers Legal Action Against Jeremy Hunt

You may have seen the following tweet from Jeremy Hunt (Secretary of State for Health) and also other tweets in similar vein by some Conservative MPs: Jeremy Hunt @Jeremy_Hunt Shocking revelations on @andyburnhammp’s attempts to cover-up failing hospitals. We’re legislating to make … Continue reading

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UK Statistical Authority says not true that Coalition has increased NHS funding in real terms

Labour had made a complaint to the UK Statistical Authority to look into claims made by David Cameron and the Health Minister that NHS spending had gone up in real terms.  The watchdog has found the best-available Treasury data suggested real-terms … Continue reading

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