The cost of Boris Johnson: pricing up the next PM’s pledges

From nationwide full-fibre broadband to 20,000 extra police officers, here’s what 10 of his plans might cost

Taxes will be cut and public spending increased if Boris Johnson makes good on the pledges he has made in recent weeks while campaigning to be prime minister.

In a marked reversal of the fiscal restraint enforced over the past nine years, Johnson has committed himself to a multibillion pound programme of measures paid for by extra government borrowing.

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