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    Carers UK welcomes CSR announcement for carers

    09 October 2007

    Carers UK today welcomed the Chancellor's CSR announcement increasing social care spending and called upon Government to take stronger steps to ensure that the NHS treats carers as partners in care.

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    Carers UK campaign round up

    08 October 2007

    October 2007: A snapshot of our campaigning over the past few months and how it is making a real difference to carers' lives.

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    Carers UK at Labour Party Conference

    01 October 2007

    Can we meet the costs of long term care? Carers UK took part in a 'fringe' event debate organised by the Caring Choices coalition about the future shape of the social care system.

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    Carers UK statement on Breakthrough Britain

    11 July 2007

    A Conservative Party think-tank has published a report called 'Breakthrough Britain' which contains a number of recommendations on how to support the UK's 6 million carers. Imelda Redmond, Chief Executive of Carers UK responds to the report findings:

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    Carers UK reaction to elder abuse report

    14 June 2007

    Commenting on the UK Study of Abuse and Neglect, Imelda Redmond, Chief Executive of Carers UK said: "This is the first in-depth study of elder abuse that has been undertaken and it challenges some of the prejudices that people have that domestic abuse stops when someone gets older.

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    New European movement for carers

    12 June 2007

    Carers' organisations are to lobby Commission and MEPs for greater support. Eurocarers – a new platform for carers within the European Union – is to be launched on Tuesday 12 June in the European Parliament in Brussels.

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    Carers urged to join new campaign

    30 May 2007

    Carers UK is urging carers, their friends and families to sign up to their new campaign, Real change, not short change, to secure a better deal for carers from Government.

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    Carers being sold short

    30 May 2007

    New Carers UK report, Real change, not short change, presses for full review of incomes and services for carers and their families

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    Caring choices

    26 April 2007

    Carers UK is supporting a coalition calling for a major public debate on the future of long term care funding. One in five of the UK population will develop long term care needs, yet the care system is still not fit for future generations, says the new 15-strong coalition.

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    New Money for Carers

    27 March 2007

    A £1 million increase in money for carers has been announced by Carer's Champion and deputy health and social services Minister John Griffiths AM, as he launches a new strategy for carers in Wales.

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    Failure to invest is widening inequality

    14 February 2007

    Failure to invest in support for families is driving millions into poverty and, unless urgently reformed, will create new patterns of widening inequality and disadvantage that Britain can ill-afford. That's the message being delivered today by Sir Bert Massie, Chairman of the Disability Rights Commission (DRC), and backed by Carers UK.

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