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Warning on free elderly homecare

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The Government's proposals to pay for personal care at home will be debated in the House of Lords today. Unveiled by the PM at the Labour conference last September, the plans have been criticised for underestimating the costs involved; and for being an example of poor legislation, rushed through without an opportunity for proper parliamentary scrutiny. Political Correspondent Norman Smith discusses how initial expectations have led to some people cancelling their private care plans.

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