Health Minister Norman Lamb
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Labour's 'over-bloated bureaucracy'

Some £1.4bn of the NHS budget has been spent on redundancies since the coalition came to power, Labour says.

Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham said the sum was "waste on a colossal scale at a time when the NHS needs every penny it can get".

Health Minister Norman Lamb said the government was slimming down an "over-bloated bureaucracy Labour created".

  • 25 Aug 2013
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