Funding announcement timing angers MPs

By Martin Ford | 25 January 2024

MPs have been angered by the timing of the Government’s announcement of extra funding for social care.

A ministerial statement revealing councils would receive an additional £500m for adult social care was released while the Public Accounts Committee was holding an evidence session on the subject yesterday afternoon.

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