UK Government squeezes through vote on changes to social care cap

272 to 246 votes

Tom Ellis
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UK Government squeezes through vote on changes to social care cap

Despite opposition from within the Conservative Party, the government has won a vote in the House of Commons with a majority of 26 to make changes to social care cost cap proposals.

Despite opposition from within the Conservative Party, the UK Government has won a vote in the House of Commons with a majority of 26 to make changes to social care cost cap proposals. The changes to the social cost care cap has been widely criticised because it is set to disproportionately affect less wealthy pensioners.  Announced in early September, the social care funding reform, due to be implemented in October 2023, was announced to make sure people with assets worth less than £20...

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