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Troubled care homes 'need proper safeguards'

Southern Cross, a company that runs care homes for 31,000 people across Britain, has announced it is in financial trouble and cannot afford to pay its rents.

The Conservative MP Stephen Dorrell, who chairs the Commons Health Select Committee, looks at the decision to cut its rents.

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