Tories confirm means-tested care policy and scrapping of triple lock

‘Time to set pensions on even course’

Victoria McKeever
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Theresa May: "This is the first real plan to maintain the quality of social care.”
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Theresa May: "This is the first real plan to maintain the quality of social care.”

Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed the Conservative party would introduce a means-tested care policy and replace the pensions 'triple lock' with a 'double lock' by 2020, should it get elected in June.

At the launch of the Conservative party manifesto on Thursday, May confirmed the party would raise the means-tested threshold for elderly care from £23,250 to £100,000, which would be taken from a person's...

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