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Care Vouchers

Volume 450: debated on Friday 20 October 2006

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the economic case for the use of care vouchers to help employees with caring responsibilities to purchase additional care and support for the person for whom they provide care. (95701)

The Government have no plans to introduce care vouchers in this area but they are always willing to listen to representations.

The Government have to look carefully at the costs and benefits of any proposal when making an assessment of the economic case for intervention.