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Make foreigners pay for their NHS treatment

Submitted on Friday 19th August 2011

Rejected on Wednesday 21st June 2017

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

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Make foreigners pay for their NHS treatment

Additional Information

The NHS spends 22 million a year just on translators to people who can't speak English.The figure does not even include the cost of interpreters for hospital patients - which pushes the total NHS translation bill to an estimated £55 million a year, also, their is the bills of treatment and bed plus food and so on.

Foreigners must be made to pay for their NHS service that otherwise the tax payer would pay for.

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