I thank the right hon. Gentleman for clarifying that technicality. I was talking about the partnership ideal, but I accept that our policy is a version, based on the Wanless model, of what we believe to be genuine partnership.
Let me quote the Prime Minister again. Back in 1993, at the Labour party conference, he said:
"I want the next Labour Government to achieve what in 50 years of the welfare state has never yet been achieved-the end of the means test for our elderly people".
I am afraid that, twelve and a half years into the present Government, that is very much not the case.
Let me now turn to the Conservatives-