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    The main lines wrapped up...

    Well, the second PMQs of the year was a fairly low-key affair.

    Jeremy Corbyn avoided the Flybe rescue deal entirely - despite his people criticising it afterwards. Instead, he concentrated his questions on growing waiting times in the NHS and the social care crisis - both favourite topics of his.

    Later today, ministers will be presenting their bill which writes into law their proposed increases in NHS funding over the next five years.

    But the Labour leader was keen to point out even those increases would be "inadequate" given the expected rise in demand.

    Notably, Boris Johnson did admit that hospita ...



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