Council services to take £1.1bn hit for adult social care

By Dan Peters | 28 January 2015

The escalating cost of caring for the elderly means councils will have to divert £1.1bn from other services in 2015/16, new analysis has shown.

It follows a £900m hit taken by other services to help plug adult social care funding last year.

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