The businessman Duncan Bannatyne, who is based in Darlington, was taken into hospital with a suspected heart attack. His daughter Abi confirmed the news on Twitter.
As news is starting to spread I can confirm my dad was taken into hospital late this morning, he is stable and thats all I can say for now
Tests confirm that TV entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne did not suffer a heart attack in a health scare which saw him rushed to hospital.
The businessman Duncan Bannatyne was taken to hospital for a suspected heart attack, but tweeted that he expected to be released soon.