Cap on care home fees scrapped

Something that wasn’t announced at their conference. But with a membership with an average age of 72, hardly surprising.

All those rich pensioners in PegasusLife flats will have to keep chipping in to their savings!

“The Tories’ pledge to introduce a cap on social care costs by 2020 has been officially abandoned.

David Cameron promised to bring in an upper limit of about £75,000 on the amount people must pay towards their own care.
But a senior Government source has said the cap will not be introduced until well into the next decade at the earliest.”

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4961110/Tories-ditch-plan-cap-care-home-fees-2020.html

One thought on “Cap on care home fees scrapped

  1. When is a pledge not a pledge? When its a Conservative pledge.

    Particularly if it is a pledge to help anyone who is not ultra-rich. (You can bet anything you like that a pledge to lower the tax bill for the ultra-rich will never be abandoned – because they would lose their party sponsorship.)

    Conservative Party – For the Few not the Many

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