NHS Staff Pay

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:38 pm on 8th March 2021.

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Photo of Kevin Hollinrake Kevin Hollinrake Conservative, Thirsk and Malton 3:38 pm, 8th March 2021

Every 1% increase will cost the taxpayer £750 million, but I did not hear the shadow Health Secretary say by how much he would increase pay or indeed which taxes he would increase to pay for that. Does my hon. Friend the Minister agree that one way to increase resources for health and social care and remuneration for our care workers is by means of a German-style social care premium?