LGA estimates £1bn adult social care funding gap in 2019/20

Agincare considers viability of contracts despite rising profit

Council tax rises in the next financial year will not raise enough money to prevent further cutbacks to care, the Local Government Association (LGA) has claimed. The LGA estimates that even if all authorities used their council tax flexibilities, adult social care services would still face a funding gap of at least £1bn in 2019/20,…

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