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5 Aug 2019

Johnson accused of misleading voters over money for NHS

Both health experts and the Labour party have accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson of misleading the public over his promise to give £1.8 billion to the English NHS.

Mr Johnson has insisted the cash, which will go towards upgrading 20 hospitals across England as well as capital spending, was “genuine new money”.

But is it?

This is the latest in a series of spending pledges Mr Johnson has made since taking office.