Clause 83

Part of Welfare Reform Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 7:45 pm on 10th May 2011.

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Photo of Charlie Elphicke Charlie Elphicke Conservative, Dover 7:45 pm, 10th May 2011

Far from being a luddite, I am clear-sighted and focused about the nature of elderly residential care, having had personal experience of it. The hon. Lady makes a fair point, however, about younger people’s residential care, providing there is no double counting. Older people’s residential care is my concern, because if the allowance is not used to get out and about, how can it be properly targeted?