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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Health – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 25th January 2011.

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Photo of Luciana Berger Luciana Berger Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) 2:30 pm, 25th January 2011

The Minister of State referred earlier to Labour Members cherry-picking quotes, but I do not believe that Laurence Buckman, chair of the British Medical Association's GP committee, was mincing his words when today he described the Government's reorganisation plans as "fatally flawed", warning that they

"would see the poor, elderly, infirm and terminally ill in large parts of the country losing out".

Why does the Secretary of State believe that he knows better than Dr Buckman?