Minister: All options exhausted in hunt for social care solution

By Heather Jameson | 06 October 2021

Minister Gillian Keegan has claimed ‘every single option was looked at’ before the Government considered raising National Insurance (NI) to pay for health and social care.

Speaking at a fringe event at the Conservative Party conference, she claimed the NI rise was deemed to be ‘fair’ as businesses pay too and the public trusted it would be ring-fenced.

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