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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

Carers’ assessments: developments, digital, diversity, co-production and good practice
19 May 23

Carers UK recently published a new report which looks at "what good looks like", as well as areas for improvement,…

Consultation Responses
NCO response to Scottish Commission on Social Security: Carer’s Assistance (Carer Support Payment) (Scotland) Regulations 2023
19 May 23

This response by the National Carer Organisations is in response to a call for views to the Scottish Commission on…

Tags Scotland, Social security and income
Policy briefing: Unpaid carers and fuel poverty in Northern Ireland
17 May 23

Policy briefing on the scale and impact of fuel poverty on unpaid carers in Northern Ireland.

Valuing Carers research report
03 May 23

Carers UK and Centre for Care at the University of Sheffield have published a new report on the economic value…

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