Statement on social care: 7 December 2017

07 December 2017

Jackie Doyle-Price, a Minister in the Department of Health, made a statement on social care in the House of Commons on Thursday 7 December 2017.

The statement was the Government's response to an Opposition Day debate on social care, which took place on Wednesday 25 October 2017.

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The House of Commons Library produces briefing papers to inform MPs and their staff of key issues. The papers contain factual information and a range of opinions on each subject, and aim to be politically impartial.

The Library has published a briefing paper in advance of the Opposition Day debate on social care in October.

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