Advisers sign petition to scrap tapered allowance

“Without action by the Treasury to address the cumulative impact of these policies, doctors will have no choice but to reduce the amount of work they do for the NHS, or leave it entirely, to avoid unexpected tax bills that can be four, five, or even six figures in some cases.”

He added: “The NHS already has 10,000 unfilled medical vacancies and we simply cannot afford to lose any more or for those staff we do have to reduce their availability, which is precisely what we are seeing as a result of current government taxation policy.”

The petition is available on the parliament petitions website, link here.

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