It’s after the Health Secretary confirmed £20 billion will be invested into new hospitals like the one planned for Belmont.

Merton Council has launched its own independent assessment into the plans while hospital bosses say they are backing them.

Tom Brake was the Lib Dem MP for Carshalton and Wallington between 1997 and 2019.

He says investment has been the continuous main problem with the 1930s built St Helier.