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To all MPs:

Don’t play political games with our NHS. Back fair tax changes at the Budget which will lock in the money promised to our NHS.

Why is this important?

Our hospitals and GP surgeries are waiting on your vote. They need to know the money promised to our NHS is secured for the future.

Voters are personally willing to pay more for our NHS and economic experts have said that tax changes are the best way to deliver the extra money promised.1

As an MP, your vote could help lock in the extra money our NHS needs - but political games could prevent the NHS from being able to best care for us now and in the future.


1 Financial Times: Public support for tax-and-spend policies grows:
https://www.ft.com/content/94839568-bce3-11e8-8274-55b72926558f
The Times: Six in ten voters support tax rises to end austerity:
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/six-in-ten-voters-support-tax-rises-to-end-austerity-lgnvdxp8l
Huffpost: Voters told us they would back an income tax rise to fund the NHS:
https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/nhs-funding-income-tax_uk_5badd03ae4b09d41eba038d0
The Times: Taxes must rise to pay for NHS, Lagarde says:
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/business/imf-urges-government-to-raise-taxes-to-fund-health-service-r6pwrr0gl
Institute for Fiscal Studies: Cost pressures on the NHS will only grow: it needs a long term funding solution, and that is likely to mean substantial tax rises:
https://www.ifs.org.uk/publications/12998
BBC News: Tax rise needed to fund NHS spending boost, says watchdog:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44859337

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