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Volume 630: debated on Friday 3 November 2017

Social Care

The following is an extract from the Opposition day debate on Social Care on 25 October 2017.

Am I right in thinking that under current statute law, a cap of £72,500 will apply from the financial year 2021-22, and that if that settlement is to be altered, it will require primary legislation in this Parliament?

My right hon. Friend is indeed correct.

[Official Report, 25 October 2017, Vol. 630, c. 321.]

Letter of correction from Jackie Doyle-Price:

An error has been identified in the response I gave to my right hon. Friend the Member for New Forest West (Sir Desmond Swayne).

The correct response should have been: