Today Stoke-on-Trent City Council launched a scheme to buy a house for a pound.
Tony Oakman, from the council, described the price of the homes as a 'very attractive proposition'.
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ITV Central's Health Correspondent was given exclusive access to the A&E department which is of most concern to Jeremy Hunt.
The Trust, which is in special measures, was named and shamed by the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt as being one of the worst in the country.
Paul Farrelly, the Labour MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme, told ITV Central's political programme Central Lobby.