Councillors from Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland have asked the government to reconsider plans to move Glenfield Hospital's children's heart unit to Birmingham.
This comes after experts expressed concerns over the quality of care for young heart patients in the East Midlands.
Campaigners fighting to keep children's heart surgery at Glenfield hospital in Leicester are celebrating a High Court ruling.
A House of Commons debate will take place today (22 October) to discuss the closure of Glenfield's children's heart surgery.
The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, has asked for an initial review of plans to relocate the Glenfield Heart Unit.