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Social care reform

Twelve years ago, Tony Blair put ending the system where pensioners had to sell their homes to pay for long-term care high on the agenda.

The government has now published yet another consultation paper on how to do it and wants us all to join in a debate on the options.

Money Box discusses the proposals with Care Services Minister Phil Hope; lawyer Caroline Bielanska, chair of Solicitors for Elderly, and Mervyn Kohler of Age Concern and Help The Aged.

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