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Junior doctors fail in high court challenge of new contract's legality

Judgment rejects argument that Jeremy Hunt, the health secretary, exceeded powers in imposing controversial contract Junior doctors have lost a judicial review challenging the legality of a controversial new contract, which is now set to be imposed on them by Jeremy Hunt next week. In a judgment published on Wednesday, Mr Justice Green rejected arguments presented at the high court by five junior doctors that the health secretary had exceeded his powers.
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