Thomas Tugendhat

Minister of State (Home Office) (Security)

Former Conservative MP for Tonbridge and Malling

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Individual Contributions to Social Care Costs

There have been votes in Parliament both on the principle of preventing an individual from having to contribute towards their social care costs after a certain point, and on the details of the operation of that cap.

Thomas Tugendhat generally voted against reducing the maximum amount an individual may be required to contribute to their social care costs

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Major votes

  • On 25 Apr 2022: Thomas Tugendhat voted to limit the amount adults can be required to pay towards their eligible care costs over their lifetime, rather than to prevent an individual being charged once they, local authorities, or others had paid a certain amount. Show vote
  • On 30 Mar 2022: Thomas Tugendhat was absent for a vote on Health and Care Bill — Clause 140 — Cap on Care Costs for Charging Purposes Show vote
  • On 22 Nov 2021: Thomas Tugendhat was absent for a vote on Health and Care Bill — New Clause 49 — Cap on Requirement to Pay Care Costs Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 25 Feb 2020: Thomas Tugendhat voted against urgently reforming social care and including making personal care free. Show vote

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