8 Oct 2023

Labour conference: Starmer discusses plan to bring down NHS waiting lists

Political Editor

Events in Israel have overshadowed the start of the Labour Party conference, where leader Sir Keir Starmer has been discussing his plans to bring down NHS waiting lists. He wants to spend 1.1 billion pounds on overtime for doctors and nurses, so more procedures can be carried out. But will staff want to volunteer for extra evening and weekend shifts?

Our political editor Gary Gibbon reports from Liverpool.