LGA warning over soaring care costs

By Mark Conrad | 24 November 2021

Soaring adult and children’s care costs mean councils could ‘soon fail to support everyone they need to,’ town halls have warned.

The Local Government Association (LGA) today published fresh analysis of the impact of rising social care costs and demand, which shows care-providing councils now spend more than 60% of their budgets on these key services.

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