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Both sides claim victory after Cameron and Miliband grilling

David Cameron and Ed Miliband have faced public questions for the first time in the run-up to the 2015 General Election.

An ICM opinion poll of 1,123 people for The Guardian immediately after the programme found that 54% thought David Cameron "won" the Battle for Number 10 interview show, while 46% said Ed Miliband was better.

However, Labour said Miliband's performance showed "why David Cameron doesn't want to go head-to-head", after the PM rejected proposals a two-man debate.

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Cameron defends his party's record on the NHS

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David Cameron has praised his party's record on the NHS, saying that instead of broken promises on funding, he's kept them.

He said: "We've increased [NHS] spending by over 12.7bn pounds ...We got rid of 20,000 bureaucrats in the NHS and put that money into 9,000 more doctors and 7,000 more nurses."

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