Half of voters happy to pay more tax to fund NHS poll Public's willingness to pay extra tax to help the NHS reaches highest level in over a decade.
Almost half of voters say they would be happy to pay more income tax as long as the money went directly to the NHS, which is facing a £30bn gap in its finances by 2020.
Polling firm ComRes found that 49% of people would be prepared to pay more tax to help fund the health service, one in three (33%) people said they would not be ready to do so, and 18% did not know either way. Continue reading... The Guardian