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Social Services: Disabled

Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 21 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether he plans to reform the care and support system for disabled people of working age; and if he will make a statement. (294740)

The Care and Support Green Paper “Shaping the Future of Care Together”, published on 14 July 2009, set out the Government’s vision for a National Care Service that is universal, fair, affordable, clear and helps people to live their lives the way they want to. The Green Paper applies to all adults in England.

It is vital that everybody gets involved in the Big Care Debate to have their say on the future direction of the new care and support system. The consultation closes on 13 November 2009.