The challenges of long-term funding for adult social care

20 April 2018

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee and Health and Social Care Committee question the NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens, the Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care at the Care Quality Commission, representatives from local government and the care provider sector as part of the inquiry into the long-term funding of adult social care.

Benefits of integrating health and social care

The meeting will focus on the current challenges facing adult social care providers, local government and NHS perspectives on social care, future funding and the benefits of integrating health and social care.

The session will also hear evidence from the Competition and Markets Authority on its study of the care market and the Committee will be questioning the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries on private insurance for social care.

Reforming care and support

The Government has confirmed its intention to present a Green Paper containing proposals to reform care and support for older people before the summer recess.

The inquiry seeks to identify funding reforms that will command broad consensus to allow progress in ensuring the long-term sustainability of both the health and care systems.

The full terms of reference are available here.


Tuesday 24 April, Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House

At 2.30pm

  • Douglas Cooper, Project Director, Competition and Markets Authority
  • Professor Martin Green OBE, Chief Executive, Care England
  • Andrea Sutcliffe CBE, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, Care Quality Commission
  • Jules Constantinou, President-elect, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

At 3.30pm

  • Sarah Pickup, Deputy Chief Executive, Local Government Association
  • John Jackson, Co-Lead, Resources Policy Network, Association of Directors of Adult Social Care

At 4.00pm

  • Simon Stevens, Chief Executive, NHS England

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