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Health and Social Care Levy

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 56710, tabled on 15 October 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much and what proportion of the Government's planned rise in National Insurance he plans to spend on reducing NHS waiting lists.

Answered on

2 November 2021

The Government plans to spend more than £8 billion from 2022-23 to 2024-25 to tackle elective waiting lists. We are working closely with NHS England and NHS Improvement to develop a plan for how that funding will be used and we will publish a delivery plan for elective recovery later this year.