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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