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PMQs: Is the NHS safe in anyone’s hands?

By Jay Elwes  

Today marked something of a departure from recent sessions of Prime Minister’s Questions, in that the central theme was not energy prices. Since the Labour party conference, Ed Miliband has been hammering away at the subject of energy prices, not least because the focus groups have told him that people love it—and the evidence of his own eyes will tell him that he government hates it. On this one subject alone, Miliband has ridden out of the terrible political wilderness of the summer and into much more favourable autumnal territory.

But today saw a change. In place of energy prices…

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