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63% think Cameron 'handled Miller affair badly'

Almost two thirds of the public think David Cameron handled the Maria Miller expenses row badly, according to a new ITV News/ComRes poll.

David Cameron speaking at Prime Minister's Questions today Credit: PA/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Some 63% of those polled said the Prime Minister had performed "badly", with 32% saying he had handled the the controversy "very badly".

Just 8% of respondents said they thought Mr Cameron had dealt with it well.

ComRes polled 1,000 members of the public today.

Nurse paid £1,800 for one shift

An agency nurse has been paid £1,800 for working a single 11-hour Bank Holiday shift at a Kent hospital.

Health watchdogs say the payment is the result of chaotic recruitment in the NHS.

But the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust says it was the victim of 'market forces'.

John Ryall spoke to Dr John Lister of the campaign group Health Emergency and the Liberal Democrat candidate for Maidstone and The Weald Jasper Gerard.


MP pays back expenses and makes apology

It's been an embarrassing day for one of our MPs. Maria Miller who represents Basingstoke was forced to stand up in the House of Commons and apologise for her attitude - after an investigation into her expenses.

Mrs Miller was also ordered to pay back almost £6000 in wrongly claimed mortgage payments. But she WILL keep her job after The Prime Minister said she was an"excellent" Culture Secretary. Political Correspondent Phil Hornby also talked to John Mann MP.


Cameron congratulates gay couples on wedding days


PM: Congratulations to all same-sex couples getting married today – I wish you every possible happiness for the future #equalmarriage

The Prime Minister David Cameron, who is also the MP for the Oxfordshire constituency of Witney, has extended good wishes to all same-sex couples holding weddings today. The ceremonies can be held after a change in the law on the stroke of midnight on Friday.


The PM has written an article for @pinknews to mark the first same-sex marriages in the UK today

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