Damian Green MP sets out plan to fix social care crisis

Social care is one of the most controversial topics in British politics – but one that urgently needs to be addressed.

In a new report for the Centre for Policy Studies, the Rt Hon Damian Green MP – who as First Secretary of State commissioned the Government’s social care green paper – put forward a bold and comprehensive proposal to secure the future of social care.

BBC Online: The Centre for Policy Studies proposes a system in which everyone receives a state-funded weekly care payment.
BBC News: Damian Green MP speaks to BBC News.
Sky News: Damian Green MP and CPS Director Robert Colvile speak to Sky News.
Times: How we can push people to pay for their own care.
FT: Life begins at 60 — the rise of the ‘Young-Old’ society.
Daily Mail: Whatever politicians say, the thrifty WILL foot the care crisis bill
Guardian: Damian Green suggests modelling social care provision on state pension.
Telegraph: “Britain needs a solution to the social care crisis”.
LGA: “This report is another important contribution to the debate around how we tackle the crisis in adult social care”.
CapX: “Why we cannot afford to ignore the care crisis”.
CityAM: “Incentives are needed to fix our broken social care system”.
Conservative Home: “We urgently need to fix the social care crisis”.
LBC: Damian Green tells Nick Ferrari that the social care system should be more like the pension model.
Moneywise: Create a ‘state pension for care’ to fund social care crisis, says Damian Green MP.
Yorkshire Post: The best model for social care  is the pension system – a guarantee of a reasonable universal safety net, but with extra individual provision encouraged on top.
Polish Express: Damian Green wyszed? z kontrowersyjn? propozycj? znalezienia dodatkowych funduszy na opiek? socjaln.
Money Week: Britain’s crisis in care for the elderly.
Economist: Social care, the problem Britain keeps putting off

Date Added: Monday 29th April 2019