Care homes ‘thrown to the wolves’, says PAC chair

Meg Hillier MP, Public Accounts Committee chair

Cross-party MPs have accused the government of being ‘slow, inconsistent, and at times negligent’ towards social care during the Covid-19 pandemic. MPs sitting on the Public Accounts Committee said years of ‘inattention, funding cuts and delayed reforms’ had been compounded by the government’s response to coronavirus, which had left the sector as a ‘poor relation’…

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