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Car key in hand

Key to Care debate continues

January 7, 2015 by LGiU

This morning the BBC Radio 4 covered the story of Deb Claridge - a care worker who has been struggling to have her claim resolved. This continues the debate we explored in our recent report on the home care workforce.

Parthenon democracy, Greece

Viewpoint: Local democracy for everyone

December 23, 2014 by LGiU

For every one of us with a bestowed interest in democracy, local or otherwise, there are another half-dozen people feeling disenfranchised by the current mechanics of the political system.

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Old clock and money

Viewpoint Paul Burstow, MP: Crisis funding of care and the NHS

December 10, 2014 by LGiU

The extra £2 billion for health care services announced in the Autumn Statement last week is fantastic news. It is testament to Norman Lamb’s effective and high profile campaigning for urgent funding for the NHS, as well as the hard work behind the scenes by many colleagues making the case.…

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Viewpoint: Clare Pelham – A fairer deal for home care workers

December 9, 2014 by LGiU

Good care is about valuing people; both those receiving care and those providing it.  Care workers are our greatest asset at a time when more of us need care either in later life or due to disability. Our staff are critical in determining the quality and safety of the care…

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