Allocated funding for reforms ‘insufficient by some margin’

Cllr David Fothergill, Local Government Association’s community wellbeing board chair

Concerns are growing that the government’s reforms to adult social care are underfunded and risk worsening existing pressures. The warning has come from the Local Government Association (LGA), which said the money ringfenced for social care in England falls far short of the likely costs involved. Of the £36bn the health and social levy will…

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