Speaking about the revelations that the NHS spent £2 million on more than 50 gagging orders, Conservative MP Steve Barclay - who is calling for NHS boss Sir David Nicholson to resign - said: "A lot of money seems to have been wasted silencing the very people we want to speak out."
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A widespread frost across the UK as temperatures fall below freezing under clear skies.
After a vote tainted by reports of ballot-box stuffing and forced voting, Putin said Russia was ready to 'cooperate' with Britain.
Largely dry elsewhere tonight with a widespread frost and icy stretches