37 min

Social care: what happens now‪?‬ IFS Zooms In: The Economy

    • News Commentary

For decades, social care has been in need of reform.
Last week, the Prime Minister announced an extra tax to fund social care in England, and help the NHS recover after the pandemic, and changes to the way the social care system works.
In this episode, featuring Natasha Curry, Deputy Director of Policy at the Nuffield Trust, and Ben Zaranko, IFS economist, we dig into the new announcement, what it means, whether it will work and how it will affect people's care.
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For decades, social care has been in need of reform.
Last week, the Prime Minister announced an extra tax to fund social care in England, and help the NHS recover after the pandemic, and changes to the way the social care system works.
In this episode, featuring Natasha Curry, Deputy Director of Policy at the Nuffield Trust, and Ben Zaranko, IFS economist, we dig into the new announcement, what it means, whether it will work and how it will affect people's care.
Support the IFS: https://www.ifs.org.uk/about/membership/individual

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

37 min