Supporting families

I’m working to help your family by pressing for faster progress in local schools, more improvements in our NHS, and continued investment in children’s early years.

Caring for older people, Liz in the news, liz kendall, National, Social Care, Supporting families

Government told to ‘grasp the nettle’ and set out social care reforms and give people ‘security’

Since Boris Johnson first promised he had a plan to ‘fix the crisis in social care once and for all’ more than 23 months ago, 2 million people have had their requests for care turned down, care workers and families have been stretched to breaking point, and thousands of people […]

Homepage, Jobs, skills and training, leicester, liz kendall, Supporting families, Universal Credit, Young people

30,000 children in Leicester now living below the poverty line

New figures published yesterday by the End Child Poverty Coalition show that there are over 30,000 children in Leicester living below the poverty line. That’s 6,000 more than there were in 2015. Leicester saw the biggest increase in child poverty in the East Midlands, and one of the highest in […]

Caring for older people, Homepage, Liz in the news, liz kendall, National, Social Care, Supporting families

Liz speaks about lack of support for social care in the Budget

Rishi Sunak’s budget on Wednesday had absolutely no mention of social care. This pandemic has exposed the impact of 10 years of social care funding cuts, and our carer workers and families deserve better. The Chancellor then told the BBC that the reason that social care plans hadn’t been brought […]