Care costs: We think they’re a funding time-bomb; Jeremy Hunt thinks they’re a nice little earner — Vox Political

Despicable words from one of the lowest vermin in a government of vermin. Jeremy Hunt wants cash-strapped British citizens to …Continue reading →

Jeremy Hunt wants cash-strapped British citizens to save money to pay for the cost of their own care in later life – costs that he hopes will be bumped up by the profit-making firms he wants to see providing it.

He says he has taken the Tories’ ‘National Living Wage’ – in fact, the minimum wage with a stolen name – into account when considering costs to care home firms, but what about the cost of buying care to those who are trying to live on the same amount?

It can’t be done. The ‘National Living Wage’ isn’t enough to live on – if you’re on it, you still need benefits to pay the bills.

Read the full article here:  Care costs: We think they’re a funding time-bomb; Jeremy Hunt thinks they’re a nice little earner — Vox Political

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