From community services and mental health treatment, to alleviating PFI debt, the extra cash must be used to prepare the health service for the future.
Penny Mordaunt, Liz Truss, Dan Hannan, Liam Halligan, Steve Baker, Tom Tugendhat & others will speak. And there’s a special discount for ConHome readers.
The old, with their savings, could help the young. The economically active young could help the old, by giving them an income.
The Government needs to consider three strands if it is to offer a comprehensive solution: state support, private assets, and individual planning.
Seven points to reflect on during the coming weeks, including this: the centre ground of British politics is vacant.
Some counter-intuitive, or at least counter-conventional, findings from a recent IFS report.
Individuals must be held account. It is the least we owe the relatives and patients. But we should be precise and forensic in focusing on areas where further reforms can make the most impact.
The alternative is endlessly loading more costs onto the young via taxation, when they are already significantly worse off than their parents.
A report published by the Centre for Social Justice today outlines four major traps that could jeopardise Britain’s employment miracle.
“Using their own money would enable older people to take greater control over their care options.”
The Resolution Foundation’s new report is a serious piece of work, but its proposals to improve social care funding also bring political problems.
Wanted: a grand bargain with voters, whereby some rises at the top end are traded off for others nearer the bottom.
We must find our identity in modern Britain; break away from obstructive stereotypes; source authentic leaders who connect with voters; become the party of opportunity; and never style ourselves as an alternative to “chaos”.
We feel a commission, a working group, an inquiry coming in – to look these inconsistencies, accidents of history and quirks, to see if some tidying-up is required.
There are non-medical solutions to such conditions as loneliness, mental illness, dementia, and asthma.