Health secretary Jeremy Hunt defends his decision to downgrade the A&E unit at Trafford General.
Leigh MP Andy Burnham claimed the move was 'disgusting' as the MP for Trafford Kate Green was not informed of the decision and was on her was home to Manchester when it was announced.
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