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A third of LAs will have no social care precept left in 2019/20, Care England warns

A third of LAs will have no social care precept left in 2019/20, Care England warns

A third of local authorities (LAs) will have exhausted their social care precept budgets by 2019/20, Care England has warned.

BREAKING NEWS: Surrey Council to put 15% social care tax hike to voters

Surrey Council will ask voters to approve a 15% hike in council tax to pay for social care.

SOCIAL CARE PRECEPT: More reaction

More care home leaders and other stakeholders have given their reaction to the government’s announcement that it is to bring forward money for the sector through the social care precept.

Social care budget survey concludes funding gap is getting wider

Services at breaking point as social care precept fails to raise fast enough to cover rising costs.

Adult social care spending to rise 2.2% to £14.4 billion in 2016-17

Social care accounts for almost 20% of total local authority spending.

Almost every council in England will raise council taxes to pay for elderly care

Local Government Association warns National Living Wage will gobble up virtually all the extra money raised.
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