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Liz responds to the Queens’ Speech

After almost two years of broken promises on social care reform, the Government have once again failed to bring forward details of their plans on social care. Today’s Queens Speech announced that reform would be ‘brought forward’ – but gave no detail on what this would look like.
Social care is as much a part of our infrastructure as the roads and the railways, and if we are to build a better Britain as we emerge from this pandemic, we need a 10-year plan for investment and reform.
I outlined Labour’s plans for social care reform in a speech to ADASS conference last month – read it here.