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Social Services

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 125750, tabled on 30 January 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when his Department plans to publish its consultation on adult social care.

Answered on

7 February 2018

The Government has committed to publishing a Green Paper by summer 2018, setting out its proposals for reform.

In developing the Green Paper, it is right that we take the time needed to debate the many complex issues and listen to the perspectives of experts and care users, building consensus around reforms which can succeed. This is why we are starting a process of initial engagement over the coming months through which the Government will work with experts, stakeholders and users to shape the long-term reforms that will be proposed in the Green Paper.