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Old 29.01.2020, 12:04
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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You assume they do? Not in any accountable way, they don't. All the NI contributions just get lumped into the overall tax fund, so there's no actual link between premiums and benefits.
Is it employees' fault the system is not designed to have separate state insurance funds (e.g. pensions fund, unemployment benefits fund, health fund, handicap/invalidity fund)? Which is a bit odd for Europe today, btw. I guess it's one of those outdated things that UK used to be so proud of. Again, it could have been changed while still being a member of the EU.

Again, that doesn't mean people don't pay. Which in short, to answer your first sentence - yes.
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