Adult Social Care Funding

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:41 am on 6th July 2017.

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Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health 10:41 am, 6th July 2017

Mr Speaker, I have no advance knowledge of the future career prospects of my hon. Friend Mr Chope, but I am sure it is only a matter of time before he becomes a Dorset knight.

I do not agree with Thelma Walker, whom I welcome to her place. I do not think that what the sector needs right now is nationalisation. I would gently say once again that public ownership is not the answer to every challenge in our public services.