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A health minister has sidestepped calls to apologise for repeating a claim that "austerity has been the mother of invention". Jackie Doyle-Price faced criticism in the Commons after she noted the comment had been made to her by a council leader, as she defended the Government's investment in social care.…
A Conservative MP has highlighted the "shameful" gap in travel expenses received by MPs compared with low-paid care workers. Speaking during an Opposition Day debate on social care, Andrew Selous (pictured) said: "It should shame every one of us in this House, as MPs we get 45 pence a mile…
Social care faces a funding gap which will have "a real impact" on people across the country, the Tory chairwoman of the Health Committee has warned. Sarah Wollaston called for MPs from all sides to work together to tackle the "enormous" challenges in funding future health and care costs as…
A number of children's homes fear they could face closure due to a change in the interpretation of the law on pay for overnight carers, ministers have been warned. The Independent Children's Homes Association said a poll of 63 of its members - which include residential homes, residential children's schools,…
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