Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a press conference at Downing Street this afternoon concerning the tax rise he announced in the Commons.
Earlier this afternoon Mr Johnson announced a National Insurance rise of 1.25pc, including for pensioners, which will be levied on anyone who earns more than £9,564 per year.
The 1.25 per cent tax hike will fund landmark reforms of England’s adult social care system and a backlog of NHS appointments.
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