Government 'borrowing' (or money creation as I would prefer to think of it) from April to July this year amounted to £78 billion against an estimate published in March 0f £104 billion, as this chart from the Office for National Statistics shows:
Thye planned £104 billion was apparently sustainable. That's hardly surprising: the deficit was covered by the Bank of England quantitative easing programme and did not really increase national debt at all in that case.
The actual borrowing is £26 billion less than that.
But we apparently require £10 billion if the NHS is going to have the funding it needs.
As is readily apparent, there is no need for that £10 billion tax increase. It is simply, not required. The cost of the NHS funding can be absorbed within existing budgets without detriment arising.
So what is this all about?