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Local Government Responsibilities: Public Services

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:14 pm on 18th March 2020.

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Photo of Diana R. Johnson Diana R. Johnson Labour, Kingston upon Hull North 3:14 pm, 18th March 2020

My hon. Friend is making a compelling case for why the Government should announce specific support for the social care sector. I noticed yesterday that the Chancellor did not make specific reference to the social care sector which, as my hon. Friend points out, is in a fragile state and under enormous pressures. Is it not time for specific support for the social care sector to be announced?