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Hunt is accused of “underhand” cover up over health department finances

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i4109 (Published 22 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i4109
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

The chair of the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has accused England’s health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, of “an underhand attempt” to cover up the poor state of the Department of Health’s finances, by timing their publication at the end of the current parliamentary session.

The health department’s annual accounts were published on Thursday 21 July, the day …

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