Sunak pledges to fine patients who miss GP appointments £10 as Truss pitches herself as 'education prime minister'

Credit: Sky News- Published on July 31, 2022
Rishi Sunak has pledged to introduce a temporary £10 fine for NHS patients who fail to attend a GP appointment as he tries to bridge the gap with Liz Truss in the Tory leadership race.

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Liz Truss

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2022
Prime Minister Liz Truss's external adviser on the economy has told Sky News that the chancellor had "taken his eye off the ball" and "overstepped the mark" with..
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Liz Truss's cabinet is to be asked to find "efficiency savings" in Whitehall budgets, Sky News understands, putting huge pressure on frontline services. 
12 hours ago • Sky News
The Bank of England has made the very unusual move of buying 'long-dated gilts' to restore stability after Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng's mini-budget sent the..
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Liz Truss had to be convinced to issue a government statement yesterday to calm the markets, Sky News understands. 
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Liz Truss has thanked the crown prince of Saudi Arabia for his help securing the release of five Britons captured by pro-Russian forces in Ukraine, in their..
2 days ago • Sky News


National Health Service (England)

Publicly-funded healthcare system in England
A Labour government would require all surgeries to allow bookings through the NHS app to end "the days of waiting on the phone at 8am to book an appointment".
18 hours ago • Sky News
If the government does not reverse its fiscal plans in the coming weeks, it may be left with little option but to cut public spending so significantly it could..
1 day ago • Sky News
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In an unusual move, the highway ministry and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) have stationed senior officials in poll bound Gujarat to fix the..
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