The King's Fund comments on Local Government Association's social care Green Paper

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Commenting on the Local Government Association's Green Paper for adult social care and wellbeing, Richard Humphries, Senior Fellow at The King's Fund, said:

'The need for a long-term settlement for social care alongside that of the NHS has never been greater. The LGA's Green Paper is an important and welcome contribution to the debate and a reminder that the government must fulfil its manifesto commitment to produce a proper plan for social care.'

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