UK government may put the cost of caring for the elderly on the working class

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planning to fulfill his election promise to curb the coming and rapidly rising spending on long-term care for the country’s growing elderly population. The cabinet will be informed about this on Tuesday morning. He will then make a statement in the House of Commons.

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planning to fulfill his election promise to halt incurring and rapidly increasing spending on long-term care for the country’s aging population. But it seems he will have to break another election promise, that of not raising taxes, for this.

Johnson will tell parliament where his Conservative government will raise billions of dollars to pay for the care of millions of elderly people. Right now this burden falls on those people and for this they have to spend their savings or have to sell the house.

According to the government, one in seven people currently spend $1,38,000 for care. On the other hand, the local authorities have to bear the expenses on the care of poor elderly people.

Johnson did not provide any details about his plans. The cabinet will be informed about this on Tuesday morning. He will then make a statement in the House of Commons.

It is expected that he may announce an increase in the national insurance payment. This payment is made by the working age people. This would break Johnson’s promise he made to the election campaign in 2019 that he would not raise personal taxes.

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