Local Government Finance

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:59 pm on 5th February 2019.

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Photo of James Brokenshire James Brokenshire The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government 4:59 pm, 5th February 2019

My hon. Friend will recognise the work of the better care fund and some of the positives outcomes that it has driven for acute hospitals and social care, such as preventing people from having to go to hospital, as he highlights. Ensuring that the social care system works effectively to deal with some of the pressures is a core component of the NHS long-term plan.