PM confirms 1.25% NI tax increase to fund health and social care

Breaks manifesto pledge

John Brazier
clock • 4 min read
PM confirms 1.25% NI tax increase to fund health and social care

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that National Insurance (NI) tax will increase 1.25% from April 2022 to fund social care reform and the NHS.

Laying out funding plans for health and social care, Johnson confirmed a 1.25% increase in NI tax, breaking a manifesto pledge made during the national elections in 2019. Speaking to the House of Commons...

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