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Greater Manchester GP gets huge support for Drop the Bill

Calls for the government to drop controversial health reforms could force a parliamentary debate. Dr Kailash Chand OBE from Ashton-under-Lyne has gathered massive support after launching an e-petition.

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Greater Manchester GP sees 160,000 backers for his Health and Social Care Bill petition.

Kailash Chand from Ashton-Under-Lyne wants the Government to drop the Bill.

His e-petition has had one of the biggest ever responses.

Usually e-petitions only need 100,000 backers to be considered for a debate - but his has surpassed that by 60,000.

A decision on a possible debate is expected today.

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