Kate Andrews appears on Radio 4's Today Programme
Discussing tax rises, Kate argued against an increase to corporation tax as it is a tax paid by ordinary people – pensioners with shares in companies and workers themselves.
She also outlined the problems with raising public borrowing – which is effectively a tax on future generations as it has to be paid back down the road.
Healthcare spending as a proportion of GDP had doubled since the early 1990s as populations age. More money, especially to the tune of £20bn, is too high, especially as the Government has done little to make efficiency savings within the current system.
Ultimately, more money has to go hand in hand with serious reform. A pre-funded system would avoid these crisis situations the NHS faces every year.
Listen here. Segment begins at 2:40:00.
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