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Our approach to policy work

We’ve been campaigning with carers for 50 years, transforming understanding and winning critical developments in carers’ rights.

In these challenging times, our work has never been more important as we seek to protect these rights, while pressing ahead to break new ground.

We are able to speak with authority in our policy and campaigning work because we are grounded in the reality of carers’ experiences, backed up with vital evidence through our research.

The latest from the policy & research library

Report
Career or care: Women, unpaid caring and employment in Northern Ireland
27 February 24

Report from the Carer Poverty Commission on barriers to work for women with caring roles in Northern Ireland.

Briefing
NCO briefing on the upcoming stage 1 debate on the National Care Service
27 February 24

The briefing sets out how the Bill’s proposals can be improved to better support many of Scotland’s 800,000 unpaid carers

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Briefing
The experiences of ethnic minority carers – updated briefing
21 February 24

As part of the Making Carers Count project, Carers UK published a research report looking at the experiences of ethnic…

Briefing
The experiences of LGBT+ carers – updated briefing
21 February 24

As part of the Making Carers Count project, Carers UK previously published a research report looking at the experiences of…

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