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16/07/2013

Morning news and current affairs with Justin Webb and John Humphrys, including the hospital death rate report, and does the UK need a full-time nuclear deterrent?

Morning news and current affairs with Justin Webb and John Humphrys, including:

0750
A Liberal Democrat review set up to help resolve coalition differences over replacing the UK's Trident nuclear deterrent is being published later. Sir Nick Harvey, a Liberal Democrat and was a defence minister until 2012, Phillip Hammond, Defence Secretary, debate whether there are better ways to spend public money.

0810
Standards of care at 14 hospital trusts with the worst death rates in England are to be laid bare in a report later. Professor Sir Brian Jarman, who lead the Dr Foster group of experts from Imperial College, explains what his groups have already found, and Andy Burnham MP, health secretary in the last year of the Labour government, reflects on the way that the hospitals were run while he was in office.

0822
Thousands of campers flocked to campsites all over the UK this weekend to enjoy the sun, the smell of sizzling bacon frying in a pan and the fresh morning dew underfoot. Benedict Allen, writer and explorer, and Fiona Russell, journalist and blogger, discuss whether one can be a true camper if you use a pop up tent.

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