Sunday Times says “biggest cash increase” in NHS history to describe a tad disappointing settlement (for the NHS), but at least has funding costs prominent.
Biggest in history🤦♀️
Tax consequences 👍(06:36 6/17/18)
Let me get this right. It’s a 5 year funding plan. There certainly won’t be Brexit ‘dividend’ pre 201. The OBR forecasts suggests none of this money available pre 2023-24 (pre any tax loss impact). If £11bn is coming from taxes / borrowing then where’s other £9bn coming from?(06:39 6/17/18)
* 2021(06:40 6/17/18)
BBC goes 5 years too (but scroll a long way down and you get an annual 3.4% figure)
It’s almost as if journalists were briefed late on Saturday and none had a calculator, or independent thought(06:42 6/17/18)
It’s almost as if journalists were briefed on Saturday and had no calculators available(06:44 6/17/18)
THE ONLY RELEVANT FIGURE IS THE ANNUAL PERCENTAGE REAL INCREASE.