Wales politics

Leaders clash over Welsh NHS at Prime Minister's Questions

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Media captionDavid Cameron has made numerous attacks on Labour's stewardship of the NHS in Wales

David Cameron has again criticised the Welsh government's running of the NHS at Prime Minister's Questions.

He had angry exchanges with Labour leader Ed Miliband on health.

Mr Miliband said there was a crisis in the NHS in England with accident and emergency targets not being met.

Mr Cameron accused Mr Miliband of having "no solutions" on the NHS. "Presumably, if he had any solutions he would have implemented them in Wales," the prime minister said.

He added: "If Labour has an answer to the NHS can they explain why they cut the budget in Wales by 8%. That is where Labour is in charge.

"All parts of the United Kingdom face a health challenge but the real risk to the NHS is the risk of unfunded spending commitments bringing chaos to our economy which would wreck our NHS."

Later, Mr Cameron said the NHS in England was outperforming the NHS in Wales.

Earlier on Wednesday, interviewed by BBC Radio Wales, he defended his description of Offa's Dyke as a "line between life and death" due to cuts in Welsh NHS funding.

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