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Social Services: Newcastle upon Tyne

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 76686, tabled on 17 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the changes in charging of care to working-age disabled adults in (a) Newcastle upon Tyne Central and (b) Newcastle City Council in each of the last five years.

Answered on

25 November 2021

No specific assessment has been made. Local authorities have discretion to implement charging policies to best meet the needs of the local populations they serve, whilst adhering to the existing legislative framework and statutory guidance.