Over a third of voters against tax rise as UK PM Johnson announces social care plans

Mark Battersby
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Fewer than 1-in-6 (15%) voters would support increasing National Insurance rates to fund social care reforms, new research by A J Bell reveals as UK prime minster Boris Johnson makes a statement on the government's plans to parliament and the nation today.  While changing the state pension triple-lock was backed by just 8% of respondents, the most common answer was that no increase in taxation would be acceptable (38%). An independent, nationally representative survey commissioned by AJ Bell asked which of nine money raising options people would find most acceptable. The most accep...

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