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Social Services: Waiting Lists

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 134053, tabled on 3 March 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the number of people waiting for social care.

Answered on

8 March 2022

No such estimate has been made as this information is not held centrally. Local authorities have a duty to meet the eligible care needs of their local populations.