‘Long-time Tory’ Rod Stewart joins Sky News phone-in calling for UK ‘government to stand down and give Labour a go’

Sir Rod Stewart has offered to pay for members of the public to have hospital scans amid an increase in NHS waiting lists. (Suzan Moore/PA)

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Self-professed ‘long time Tory’ Rod Stewart has called for the government to step down over the NHS crisis.