The Commons select committee on agriculture has called for an urgent inquiry into why Scotland's record on food poisoning is much worse than the UK's. Latest figures show Scotland had 199 cases per 100,000 population compared with 180 in England and Wales.
Financial penalties are being lifted from high-profile standards including cancer and elective waiting times, so far without attracting much attention. How is this happening? And will it work, asks Rob Findlay
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