We Can Only Solve The Social Care Crisis By Working Across Party Lines


This week in the Huffington Post, Lib Dem MP Vince Cable writes about the need for cross-party unity in order to solve the seemingly endless social care crisis.

“Social care is in crisis, but government has been paralysed for 20 years by the toxic debate around the issue and it has failed to act, despite numerous Commissions, reports, White and Green Papers.

This government promised a Green Paper for delivery two years ago: nothing has happened. Misrepresentation of what social care is – and failure by the public to appreciate the severity of the current means testing – has left people scared of new proposals that have been characterised on one side as a death tax and on the other as a dementia tax. The reality is that any proposal would be better than our current system of social care.”

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