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  • Consultation Response

    UK

    Evidence to Labour Party Commission on Older Women

    21 August 2013

    As part of their Policy Review the Labour Party set up a commission to look at the lives of women in their fifties and onwards, many of whom are balancing work with caring responsibilities across the generations within their families in order to analyse these issues and develop policy responses.
  • Report

    UK

    Housing Benefit - 'Bedroom tax' research summary

    30 July 2013

    Between June and July 2013, Carers UK conducted 101 interviews with carers affected by the changes to Housing Benefit size criteria for social housing tenants, known as both the 'bedroom tax' and the 'spare room subsidy'.
  • Briefing

    UK

    Spending Review 2013: What it means for carers

    26 June 2013

    The Spending Review, announced by the Chancellor in June 2013 sets out Government spending plans for the financial year 2015–2016. This review follows the Comprehensive Spending Review in 2010 which set out budgets from 2010 to April 2015.
  • Briefing

    UK

    Queen's Speech Briefing

    08 May 2013

    The Queen's Speech in May 2013 included two Bills relevant to carers amongst the Government's legislative plans for 2013-14 - a social care bill and a bill on reforming the State Pension. 
  • Report

    UK

    The State of Caring 2013

    01 May 2013

    This report details the results of a survey of over 3,000 carers across the UK and shows that many are struggling alone without advice or support and are seeing caring taking a toll on their health, family finances and careers as a result.
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