Manchester £6bn NHS budget: Osborne's power shift labelled ‘arse about face’

Friday, 27 February, 2015 - 15:00

Greater Manchester will be the first region in the UK to be handed full control of its £6billion health and social care budget.

Chancellor George Osborne arrived at Manchester Town Hall this morning to unveil the ‘groundbreaking’ plans which will see the local authorities given power over every penny spent on local health services.