IFS implores action over growing social care funding chasm

By Heather Jameson | 20 March 2018

The Government will need to scrap its funding reforms, significantly boost top-ups or centralise care if it is to plug the social care funding gap, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned today.

In its latest analysis, the IFS revealed revenues from council tax and business rates were ‘very unlikely’ to keep pace with the rising cost of adult social care.

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