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We represent over 75 of Britain’s leading charities campaigning alongside the millions of older people, disabled people and their carers who deserve decent care. We believe there is a strong case for change and are working with our members towards reform.

NHS and Social Care Commission Debate: Summary

Community and Social Care Minister Alistair Burt has told MPs that the Government does not support the call for an independent Commission on the NHS and social care.

Speaking during yesterday’s debate in the House of Commons on a proposed commission, the Minister argued that the Government had ‘put in place the financing that we believe will allow the delivery of health and social care over the next few years’. On social care he noted that the spending review had:…

Social care: in Parliament

Our public affairs work has resulted in an increased focus on care in Parliament. In the last Prime Ministers Questions before the Christmas recess, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn stressed that difficulties in the NHS “are largely due to the pressures on the adult care system…which is under enormous stress.” He also noted the links between local authority funding and cuts to care.

Meanwhile, in the Lords, Baroness Wheeler the Opposition Whip, led a debate on residential care. It largely centred …

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