Banking fines go the NHS!

On Sunday Chancellor George Osborne announced the government would put the £1.1bn from banker fines into NHS funding. Hurrah!

This is a huge victory for 38 Degrees members, who called for this as soon as the fines were announced. Within a few days 120,000 of us signed a petition to the Treasury.

It seems the government are slowly waking up to the fact that people want a properly funded NHS and the rich banking industry to pay its fair share.

Here’s a few pictures of 38 Degrees members, Sandra and Rachel, braving the rain to deliver the petition to the Treasury: