Call for firm target for care reform
Campaigners say the Chancellor has today missed a vital opportunity to throw a lifeline to crisis-hit care providers amidst fears that the country could be heading into a second wave of coronavirus.
The Independent Care Group (ICG) had called on the Government to announce more financial aid for care providers in today’s mini budget.
But despite announcing vital aid for jobs, housing, tourism and the hospitality sector, there was no major new support for those caring for older and vulnerable people during coronavirus.
Today the ICG said the lack of budget support intensified the need for a target date to be set for long-delayed reform of the sector to safeguard its future.
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