Former Aston Villa chairman Sir Doug Ellis, 90, explains why the Good Hope Hospital is so dear to him as he opens the new laparoscopy unit in Sutton Coldfield.
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Labour strongholds tended to remain so - apart from a major loss for the party in Dudley.