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Shadow health minister on hospital care

Shadow health minister Mark Simmonds on the news that almost half of English hospitals are failing to meet core standards of care, despite a decade of investment in the NHS.

The Care Quality Commission says fewer hospitals than last year are meeting basic standards in areas such as hygiene and safety. Andrew Neil asks Mr Simmonds what the Conservatives would do.

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