George Osborne and Ed Balls spar over NHS funding
As Chancellor George Osborne confirms he will put an extra £2bn into frontline health services across the UK next year, the chancellor and the shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, speak to the BBC's Andrew Marr about their differing spending plans for the NHS.
Mr Osborne's pledge - which will be announced in his Autumn Statement on Wednesday - comes after NHS bosses warned of a need for extra funds to keep the NHS going and maintain standards of care.
Both referred to Simon Stevens, the head of NHS England, who has suggested a range of measures.
30 Nov 2014
- From the section UK Politics