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Carers

Part of Bill Presented – in the House of Commons at 1:04 pm on 11th June 2009.

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Photo of Jeremy Wright Jeremy Wright Opposition Whip (Commons) 1:04 pm, 11th June 2009

Does the hon. Gentleman agree that we cannot afford not to do something about this issue? If carers decided—I am sure that very few of them would wish to do so—that they could no longer shoulder such burdens, and the state was asked instead to do the work that they do unpaid, we would end up with a very much greater liability on the taxpayer.

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