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  • Report


    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


    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


    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


    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.
  • Consultation Response


    Who Cares? consultation response

    15 March 2013

    The debate about the future of adult social care is of great concern to carers and their families. While understanding the need for change, we are concerned about some of the assumptions in the consultation and the direction of travel of health and social care provision.
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