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: