Social care reforms ring alarm bells for council finances

By Michael Burton | 24 November 2021
  • Michael Burton

When it comes to social care reform the phrases ‘buyer beware’ and ‘never look a gift horse in the mouth’ come to mind.

After waiting years, even decades, for Government action to address this political hot potato the recent announcement of a cap was at least a step in the right direction. Unfortunately, it was a step too far for the Treasury.

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