Labour challenges Tories over £100m for training practices

Labour today challenged the Conservatives over the £100 million it plans to spend to transform 600 English surgeries into training practices.

Ben Bradshaw (Photograph:BP Photography)

The pledge was made by health minister for GPs Ben Bradshaw in a recent letter to shadow Conservative health secretary Andrew Lansley.

Labour ministers today wrote to their Conservative counterparts asking whether they would support David Cameron’s cuts to key investment projects that Labour has brought forward to help the UK through the current economic downturn.

The Tories voted against the government’s pre-budget report which introduced the measures.

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