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PMQs: Since when is the NHS a “micro” issue?

A bit of a surprise at Prime MInister’s Questions. I expected Ed Miliband to ask about public sector pensions and the strike tomorrow. It was a bit odd when he asked about the NHS. Cameron later said that Miliband couldn’t fire off questions on the strikes subject “because he is in the pocket of the unions.” He also rather cheaply accused Miliband of fighting shy of Greece “because his plan is to make Britain like Greece.”

Then, Cameron reach his climax with a line which must have been honed over much midnight oil in Downing Street:

He has to talk about

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    Also, it is worth considering that while the Green share of the vote may increase, it probably won't result in them gaining additionally seats. It...
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    I think all that is required is for it to be made clear that Lord Carlile does not speak for the party on these issues...
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    Ref. 2, Do you mean AV or STV? I hope the latter. There is no way you can have a fair representative system with one-member...
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    Top posts from many - but especially from Paul Walter and Matthew Harris. I suspect that Alex's real crime was defending he-who-can't-be-named.
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    The first duty of any politician is to tell the truth as s/he sees it. If Alex Carlile believes that our party line on this...
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