Government will break manifesto promise on tax to pay for social care reform – Javid eyes tax hike for over-40s and allies with Sunak for rise

The government is set to break a manifesto promise by raising taxes in order to pay for reforms to the UK’s crisis-hit social care system. Boris Johnson assured voters he had a plan to sort out social care two-and-a-half years ago while the 2019 election manifesto explicitly promised not to raise rates on national insurance, […]

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