TITLE

Burnham's Labour leadership pitch centres on the reform of elderly care

PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Community Care;6/24/2010, Issue 1824, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that former secretary of state for health in England, and Labor Party's shadow health secretary, Andy Burnham, has raised the need of a national levy-based care system free at point of use. His suggestion is to create a national care service, with standardized eligibility across the country and provision free at the point of need, funded by a compulsory 10% levy on estates. He also sees this vision as an expression of Labor's founding values.
ACCESSION #
52238256

 

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