Watch live: Boris Johnson briefs the public on National Insurance rise

7 September 2021, 16:04 | Updated: 7 September 2021, 17:04

By Will Taylor

Boris Johnson is holding a press conference with Rishi Sunak and health secretary Sajid Javid over health and social care funding.

He will discuss why the 1.2% National Insurance rise will be brought in - despite the Tory manifesto promising no tax rises.

Watch the briefing live above.