At today's Spending Review, the Chancellor announced that we will do the following:
Provide £280 billion to get our country through coronavirus.
Give £3 billion to support NHS recovery, allowing them to carry out up to a million checks, scans and operations.
Grow the core health budget will grow by £6.6 billion, allowing us to deliver 50,000 more nurses and 50 million more general practice appointments.
Give a pay rise for over one million Nurses, Doctors and others working in the NHS.
Launch new Levelling Up Fund worth £4 billion.
Provide over £24 billion investment in defence over the next four years, the biggest sustained increase in 30 years.
Cutting foreign aid down to 0.5% of GDP
Increase the schools’ budget next year by £2.2 billion
Fund the Prime Minister’s commitment to rebuild 500 schools over the next decade.
Provide more than £400 million to recruit 6,000 new police officers – well on track to recruit 20,000.
Give over £3 billion to local councils.
Plus an extra £250 million to help end rough sleeping.
Allocate £3 billion to deliver a new, three-year Restart Programme to help over a million people who’ve been unemployed for over a year, find new work.
Increase the National Living Wage by 2.2% to £8.91 an hour;