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The UK pays £7,457 for every Briton that receives healthcare from Ireland but Ireland only pays us £2,606 for every Irish person that is treated by the NHS

The terrible deal for UK taxpayers was revealed by Shadow Health Secretary Andrew Lansley:

"NHS funds are always precious. For the Government to carelessly enter into an arrangement like this is a betrayal of the trust we have placed in them to use those funds wisely."