One in 10 slash social care spending by 25%

By Sam Clayden | 05 April 2017

One in 10 councils slashed adult social care spending by more than a quarter in six years, a new Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) analysis revealed today. 

The paper found a real-terms drop in spend on social care per adult of 11% between 2009/10 and 2015/16.

Spending fell the most in London (18%) and metropolitan districts (16%). 

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