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    Theresa May has promised extra funding for the NHS with tax rises, she hasn't said who the tax rises apply to, thoughts?
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-44516123
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    Two days ago it was to be primarily funded by the Brexit dividend. That crumbled under the most basic of scrutiny.

    Now they are resorting to a big government tax and spend approach, contradicting their own manifesto pledge.

    It's like they decided on a course of action without thinking about how to implement it. A bit like Brexit..... People get the politicians they deserve.
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    (Original post by Sulfolobus)
    Two days ago it was to be primarily funded by the Brexit dividend. That crumbled under the most basic of scrutiny.

    Now they are resorting to a big government tax and spend approach, contradicting their own manifesto pledge.

    It's like they decided on a course of action without thinking about how to implement it. A bit like Brexit..... People get the politicians they deserve.
    Might want to read the article, it states that tax increases will be needed to reach the £20bn, it does not say that the "brexit dividend" has been removed:

    "Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the boost in funding was agreed with the Treasury on the basis it would come from three sources - Brexit, economic growth and the taxation system."

    I don't think even Diane Abbott would be able to say that a reduction of £15bn spending in one area would cover an increase of £20bn elsewhere
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    (Original post by Rock Fan)
    Theresa May has promised extra funding for the NHS with tax rises, she hasn't said who the tax rises apply to, thoughts?
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-44516123
    As long as it's not making low income families/people worse off then it's fine.
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Might want to read the article, it states that tax increases will be needed to reach the £20bn, it does not say that the "brexit dividend" has been removed:

    "Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the boost in funding was agreed with the Treasury on the basis it would come from three sources - Brexit, economic growth and the taxation system."

    I don't think even Diane Abbott would be able to say that a reduction of £15bn spending in one area would cover an increase of £20bn elsewhere
    You may want to take more of an interest in the politics of your country, rather than relying on a single article.

    Then you will know that the message being put out by the Conservatives has shifted over the last couple of days in response to criticism.
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    (Original post by Sop.Hia)
    As long as it's not making low income families/people worse off then it's fine.
    Alas this comment made me laugh a wee bit.
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    (Original post by Napp)
    Alas this comment made me laugh a wee bit.
    How is that funny?
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    (Original post by Sop.Hia)
    How is that funny?
    Because whatever move the government makes you can be rest assured it will be the poorest who get it in the neck.
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    (Original post by Napp)
    Because whatever move the government makes you can be rest assured it will be the poorest who get it in the neck.
    Yeah that's true, no one cares about the working class.
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    (Original post by Sop.Hia)
    Yeah that's true, no one cares about the working class.
    Mmm to a point i'd say. It's fairly up for debate whether they actively care or don't care for people but one thing we can all note is that they care about numero uno the most.
 
 
 
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