Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer visited York today.
Together with shadow health secretary Wes Streeting, he met students in the Department of Health Sciences at the University of York.
While there, he said people “can see the NHS is flat on its face” adding that Labour would “introduce the largest NHS workforce expansion in history”.
Sir Keir talked to students and staff around the bed of a realistic dummy who was the subject of the class’s work on ECG interpretation and resuscitation.
Mr Streeting asked the students whether the stricken patient had a postal vote.
Sir Keir joked: “‘You got my vote’, I think I heard him say.”
He resisted the students’ offer to have a go at saving the dummy with some CPR as he asked them about their studies and the programme in the department.
While at the university, he told the media that Prime Minister and North Yorkshire MP Rishi Sunak must “come clean” and publish his financial interests.
The PM is under investigation over a possible failure to make a declaration to MPs.
The Labour leader urged the Prime Minister not to “hide behind the process” and to make the details public to “clear this up” before the end of Tuesday.
Mr Sunak is facing an inquiry by Parliament’s standards watchdog amid claims he did not declare his wife’s shares in a childcare agency that benefited from the Budget.
Speaking to broadcasters at the University of York, Sir Keir said the allegation is “obviously serious”.
“The Prime Minister promised integrity and accountability when he came into office so I think he needs to clear this up and declare his interests,” the Labour leader said.
“The register of ministerial interests hasn’t been published for nearly a year so I invite the Prime Minister to publish, at least, his entry on this issue today, clear this up, because he promised transparency.
“Don’t hide behind the process, just come clean and tell everybody what the interest is so people can see it and judge it. That’s what transparency is.”
Home Office minister Chris Philp insisted Mr Sunak has not done “anything sinister”.
Downing Street said Mr Sunak “transparently” declared the shares Akshata Murty holds in Koru Kids as a ministerial interest, rather than to the Commons.
But the register that would reveal whether any possible conflict of interest has been detailed has not been updated in nearly a year.