Once: original taxes
Twice: new additional tax
Thrice: means-tested assistance with care needs:
“Taxes are going to have to rise to pay for the NHS if the UK is to avoid “a decade of misery” in which the old, sick and vulnerable are let down, say experts.
The Institute for Fiscal Studies and Health Foundation said the NHS would need an extra 4% a year – or £2,000 per UK household – for the next 15 years. …”
Most interesting of all is this table:
The Lib Dems didn’t do themselves any favours in coalition did they!
And here’s Owl thinking we paid once!