Social Services

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 9th January 2019.

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Photo of Ruth George Ruth George Labour, High Peak

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government’s preparations for the UK leaving the EU potentially with no deal are expected to delay the publication of the Social Care Green Paper.

Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

No, as an ageing society, we need to reach a longer-term sustainable settlement for social care. The Social Care Green Paper remains a priority and the Government has committed to publishing at the earliest opportunity.

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