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  1. Daniel Hewitt - Political Reporter

Nigel Farage: "Ringfence NHS spending? Forget that"

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has told Granada Reports his party will back the National Health Service and does want it to be free at the point of delivery, but would not ringfence NHS spending.

Speaking with 100 days to go until the General Election, Mr Farage said all parties need to confront the 'elephant in the room' that is future funding of health, but remained unclear over how his party would propose financing the NHS.


Girl from Bury's life changed by 3D heart

A girl from Bury has had her life changed after surgeons made a 3D printed model of her heart.

Mina Khan had a 3D printed model made of her heart Credit: ITV Granada

Two-year-old Mina Khan was born with a hole between the chambers of her heart.

To help plan the repair of the defect, doctors made a replica model of her heart, using a 3D printer. Her mum Natasha Buckley says her life has been transformed:


  1. Daniel Hewitt - Political Reporter

Election Exclusive: Nigel Farage on why UKIP isn't funding 'vast majority' of North West candidates

With 100 days to go until polling day, UKIP leader Nigel Farage speaks exclusively to our political reporter Daniel Hewitton why his party isn't targeting funds to the 'vast majority' of parliamentary candidates in the North West.

Mr Farage also refused to reveal which Northern seats his party is targeting May, and said he 'doesn't remember' where money is being allocated in the North West.

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