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Carers: Wales

Volume 478: debated on Monday 23 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Welsh Assembly Government on the implementation of the National Carers Strategy. (211942)

The health, social care and young carer elements in the National Carers Strategy—‘Carers at the heart of 21st century families and communities: A caring system on your side. A life of your own’, are relevant to the England only—although all issues pertaining to benefits and income are applicable United Kingdom-wide. Copies of this publication are available in the Library. We are working closely with all our partners in the devolved Administrations who are also reviewing their policies and strategies around carers.