Steve September 22, 2022
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“The money that the government spends through the Department for Health and Social Care is around 40% of our day-to-day spending” In Parliament today the new health secretary, Dr Thérèse Coffey, claimed 40% of the government’s day-to-day public spending goes on health and social care. This is based on a definition of “day-to-day spending” which excludes large amounts of what may be reasonably called day-to-day spending, like pension and benefit, Read More