The Telegraph report:

Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, used Twitter to criticise Andy Burnham, Labour’s former health secretary over his record in government between 2009 and 2010.

In an unprecedented move Andy Burnham, who is now shadow health secretary, is preparing libel proceedings against Mr Hunt.

He is demanding that Mr Hunt should remove the comments from the social networking website or face further legal action.

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