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HELP THE AGED'S 'NOTHING PERSONAL' REPORT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1262A1: tabled on 10 May 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 9 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Paul Burstow on 09 May 2002. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add 'and to provide the extra resources for the necessary expenditure.'.

Original motion text

That this House welcomes Help the Aged's 'Nothing Personal' Report which identifies widespread inadequacies and inequalities in accessing social care; notes in particular that the Report on the provision and quality of care for older people, often denying any help to those with moderate care needs and making those with high care needs wait either in a hospital bed or unseen in their own home, and rationing care by setting limits and tight criteria on how much care local authorities provide; and calls upon the Government to reverse policies of under-investment in social services which ultimately undermines the NHS and to close the growing gap between what the Government thinks should be spent on social care through the standard spending assessment, and what local authorities actually spend.