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Opinion: The other care crisis

Wheelchair signs - Some rights reserved by Leo ReynoldsOver the course of this Parliament, social care reform could become the most distinctive area of Liberal Democrat influence in the Coalition.

The Party has the strongest foothold in an issue that is permeated by talk of ‘cross party consensus’ (although, to date, the rhetoric has led to precious little real agreement), with both Ministers for Social Care under the Coalition – and probably the biggest voices – being Lib Dems, in Paul Burstow and Norman Lamb.

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    What a good idea; I heartily agree with it.
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    It's the economy stupid ! The IFS yesterday stated that nether Tory or Labour figures add up....A care crisis is looming. On Brexit May says...
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    Matthew, What Blair believed is irrelevant. It was sold as an anti terrorist exercise based on the threat of WMDs. It was a lot of...
  • User Avatarmalc 28th May - 8:14pm
    Some very good questions that need answering before the general election. However, at least the Tories appear to be trying to come up with a...