Last week’s pre-budget report form Alistair Darling does not make for happy reading. The main headline grabbers are the one-off tax on bank bonuses over £25,000 and an increase in National Insurance contributions from April 2011. Also in the report are plans to scale back spending on the NHS IT scheme (NPfIT) in England. The project, rolled out from 2005, comes with a pretty hefty price tag at over £12 billion.
In the report the Health Secretary, Andy Burnham, aims to save £600… Continue
Posted on December 22, 2009 at 9:24am