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Osborne to allow council tax rise to plug care funding gap

The government will allow local authorities in England to increase council tax by 2% to cover a funding shortfall in adult social care, George Osborne is expected to announce.

Social care: Crisis talks with homes on brink

Crisis talks are taking place later between care home owners and council leaders amid mounting concern a large number of providers are preparing to pull out of the market.

Care sector faces crisis as huge new care workforce gap revealed

The adult social care sector in England faces a gap of 200,000 care workers by the end of this Parliament because of restrictions on immigration and a failure to attract British workers.

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