13 / 11 / 2019
The Labour party has today published its plan for the NHS. The party has pledged three separate funding increases for the NHS.
- A real-terms increase of £26 billion to ‘healthcare funding’ from 2018/19 to 2023/24.
- An additional £15 billion increase in capital budgets.
- An increase to the budget of the Department of Health and Social Care, bringing it to £178 billion by 2023/24 (equivalent to an average annual increase of 4.3 per cent).
This NHS Confederation briefing summarises the party's pledges.