Andy Burnham gives evidence to social care inquiry

07 January 2010

The Commons Health Committee is holding its final evidence session in its inquiry into the future of social care services with Health Secretary, Andy Burnham. Watch live from 10 am

Final witness:

  • 10.00 am Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, Secretary of State for Health

Following the publication of the 2009 Green Paper, Shaping the Future of Care Together, the Health Committee decided to undertake an inquiry into the future of social care services. It is examining options for:

  • future funding of long-term residential and domiciliary care for older people and people with physical or learning disabilities
  • personalisation of social care services
  • more effective, consistent and user-friendly social care services

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