By Steve Dellar   |  06-18-2018   News
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May refused to rule out raising taxes for the extra £20bn that would be spent by 2023 to fund the National Health Service.

You may recall that famous Brexit bus claiming that £350 million pounds per week were being syphoned off by the EU which would be coming back to the UK.

Prime Minister Theresa May, under attack from all sides to deliver a good Bexit deal, stated that she would up that amount to some £600million per week, appearing on the Andrew Marr show yesterday.

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Although most of the public reacted rather happily to the news, many experts believe that such figures can only be achieved by raising taxes. Ms May at first explained that the sums would be achieved by exiting the EU.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Fantastic news on NHS funding - a down payment on the cash we will soon get back from our EU payments. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TakeBackControl?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#TakeBackControl</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BrexitDividend?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#BrexitDividend</a></p>&mdash; Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) <a href="https://twitter.com/BorisJohnson/status/1008280586790764544?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The extra funding, to mark the 70th birthday of the health service which is now in serious trouble, marks a dramatic break for the UK after eight years of austerity.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">“Theresa May squanders remains of threadbare credibility with barefaced NHS Brexit “dividend” lie” <a href="https://t.co/ToTDaY52Zy">https://t.co/ToTDaY52Zy</a></p>&mdash; Peter Stefanovic (@PeterStefanovi2) <a href="https://twitter.com/PeterStefanovi2/status/1008652926674526208?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 18, 2018</a></blockquote>

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After the interview, however, Downing Street No 10 admitted that people will “be asked to contribute a bit more for the NHS in a fair and balanced way”, thus in a way acknowledging that higher taxes will indeed be needed.

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The Labour opposition party, by voice of its shadow foreign secretary Ms Emily Thornberry claimed she will “certainly welcome it if we could believe it.”

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Wow!!!! This Theresa May NHS Brexit Dividend is an absolute Basketcase not only is there no £20Bn for the NHS the Tories have got to find £38bn extra.. FFS!!! From SkyNews <a href="https://t.co/6DWoV6DToZ">pic.twitter.com/6DWoV6DToZ</a></p>&mdash; ARTIST TAXI DRIVER (@chunkymark) <a href="https://twitter.com/chunkymark/status/1008604594782593024?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 18, 2018</a></blockquote>

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“They’ve told us they’re going to pay for it from a Brexit dividend. We don’t really know what that means because we don’t know what the deal is going to be and what the overall effect on the economy is going to be, and actually whether Brexit is going to end up costing us a great deal of money.”

Source:

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jun/17/theresa-may-nhs-funding-budget-rise-brexit

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Anonymous No. 29062 1529345759

Brexit means Brexit !!!!

Schermann No. 29088 1529381569

Why the Queen does not cancel parliment and institute a return to monarchial rule to boot out all the foreigners, know one knows…

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