Competence questioned as govt misses fifth social care paper deadline

25 months since stated intention to publish

Hannah Godfrey
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"This paper has consistently fallen by the wayside" - Quilter's Rachael Griffin
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"This paper has consistently fallen by the wayside" - Quilter's Rachael Griffin

The government has missed its fifth deadline for its much-awaited social care green paper after it first revealed its intention to publish the report more than two years ago.

In the March 2017 spring budget, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond pledged £2bn extra for social care and confirmed a green paper on social care funding would be published later that year...

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