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David Cameron’s claims about Accident and Emergency waiting times are being investigated by the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) after he was accused of “spinning” the facts, days before official figures revealed record high attendances at emergency departments.

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The House of Commons Library said David Cameron's claim that average waiting times had more than halved under the Coalition was based on “a simplistic reading of the data”

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