Tory conference: Jeremy Hunt on NHS and health budgets

Demand for health services had increased by 4% and real-terms spending on the NHS in England was going up "by a small amount", said the new health secretary.

Jeremy Hunt said the NHS budget had been "protected" while government spending was being cut on other government services by 19%.

He said this was "because we know how much health matters to every family in the country."

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