Martin Ford 25 April 2024

Political battle over National Care Service

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Image: Dmytro Zinkevych / Shutterstock.com.

Competing visions of the future of social care have been set out by Labour and the Conservatives as they prepare for a General Election.

Social care minister Helen Whately and her shadow counterpart Andrew Gwynne both spelt out 10-year plans for the sector at the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) spring seminar this afternoon.

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The Carer’s Allowance scandal

Government has a choice, says Kirsty McHugh of Carers Trust: continue to rely on the unpaid labour of millions or take action to give a fairer deal to carers.
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The new Centre for Young Lives

Anne Longfield CBE, the chair of the Commission on Young Lives, discusses the launch of the Centre for Young Lives this month.
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