9 Sep 2021

Boris Johnson wins critical vote on hike to national insurance

From Nine To Noon, 9:45 am on 9 September 2021

UK correspondent Matt Dathan joins Lynn to look at a win for Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the House of Commons, after he sprang a surprise vote on raising national insurance contributions to fund £12bn for the NHS and social care  - and avoided a Tory rebellion.

A handout photograph released by the UK Parliament shows Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking during the weekly Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) session in the House of Commons in London on September 8, 2021.

Photo: AFP