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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:30 pm on 16th October 1991.

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Photo of Mr William Waldegrave Mr William Waldegrave , Bristol West 3:30 pm, 16th October 1991

That is exactly the kind of story that damages the NHS and usually turns out to be false. Will the hon. Gentleman not welcome the fact that a new paediatric intensive care unit has just opened in the hospital that he named? Would he like to put alongside each other, for comparison by any independent authority that he could name, the performance of the health service on Merseyside and that of Liverpool city council, which the hon. Gentleman's friends control?