Sarah Dines

Conservative MP for Derbyshire Dales

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.

Sarah Dines 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: Sarah Dines 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: Sarah Dines 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: Sarah Dines 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

Minor votes

  • On 25 Feb 2020: Sarah Dines was absent for a vote on Social Care Reform — Free Personal Care Show vote

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