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PMQ on Wycombe hospital – what was said

Via Hansard: Q9. [93975] Steve Baker (Wycombe) (Con): On Monday I visited the offices of the Bucks Free Press to hear what my constituents have been saying about proposed changes to health services at Wycombe hospital. I can tell the Prime Minister that Labour’s tragic legacy in my constituency is distrust and despair. Does he agree with me that the right way to deliver local accountability in health care in our constituencies is clinical commissioning and foundation trust status? The […]

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Today, I raised Wycombe Hospital at PMQs

Today, I asked David Cameron about Wycombe Hospital during Prime Minister’s Questions in the Commons. The context is the Better Healthcare in Bucks consultation. On a day when PMQs were dominated by health service reform, I said I had visited the offices of the Bucks Free Press on Monday to see readers’ reactions to the proposed changes affecting Wycombe Hospital. I told the Prime Minister that Labour had left a tragic legacy of distrust and despair about the NHS locally and I […]

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Did I have a Freudian slip when asking about the EU at PMQs?

In the Daily Mail, Quentin Letts reports that I called for the UK to quit the EU altogether at PMQs yesterday. Some colleagues also thought I said “leave” not “lead”.  Hansard reports my intended words: Steve Baker (Wycombe) (Con): Does my right hon. Friend agree that it is time for this country to lead Europe into the hope and potential of a new post-bureaucratic age? The Prime Minister: I think that there are opportunities for Britain in Europe, and we should start […]

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