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The cost of later life social care

  oresome 08:35 19 May 2017
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Should it be financed collectively through taxation or by stripping the assets of those unfortunate individuals who need it?

  Burn-it 12:25 08 Jun 2017

It is not paid for by tax, it is paid for by NATIONAL INSURANCE contributions. Even if you opt out, you only opt out of the added pension part and not the part that pays for the NHS.

  wee eddie 12:28 08 Jun 2017

Burn-it, that suggests that National Insurance is hypothecated. it is not. National Insurance is just another tax

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