Update: Social Care Funding

Breaking: the government’s panicking about social care. Leaked texts seem to show they’ve done a behind-the-scenes deal to give people in Surrey more money to care for older and vulnerable people.

Surrey Council was planning to hold a vote on whether to raise council tax to fund social care. A Conservative council admitting that the government’s lack of funding forced them into this made headlines. Now it looks like the government’s panicked and given them cash – in exchange for calling off the vote.

Question is, if Surrey gets more social care funding, why not the rest of us? Sign the petition if you think everyone deserves decent care when we need it: