“There’s no magic money tree,” Theresa May told a nurse who hadn’t received a pay rise in years. On live television.
This year, nurses will get a one per cent pay rise, despite inflation rising by 2.3 per cent. That’s a loss in real terms.
May, for some reason, decided it would be a good idea to blame Labour’s out-of-control spending. Yes, the party that hasn’t been in government since 2010.
May's answer was:
There isn't a magic money tree that we can shake that suddenly provides for everything that people want.
May apparently forgot that there is a magic money tree, and it's called "government".
Honestly, see for yourself:
People didn't take too well to her response.