Johnson falsely claims Labour voted against pay rise for nurses during PMQs – video


No 10 has refused to admit that Boris Johnson was wrong when, during PMQs, he stated that Labour had voted against the NHS funding bill – the legislation for a long-term funding package that implied staff would receive a 2.1% pay increase this year. The Labour leader, Keir Starmer, seemed surprised by the claim, as if unsure of how his party had voted on the bill, but said even if the Tories had voted for those plans, now they were ‘ripping them up’. After PMQs, the shadow health secretary, Jonathan Ashworth, made a point of order to raise Johnson’s claim with the Speaker

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