Page last updated at 13:58 GMT, Wednesday, 9 December 2009

Darling announces National Insurance increase


The Chancellor, Alistair Darling, has announced future increases in National Insurance. In his pre-Budget report, he said the increases would bring in £3 billion a year which he said would protect front line public services.

But he said that lower paid families would be shielded from the increase.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2019 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific