Budget 2021: NHS backlog ‘will take longer to clear without urgent social care funds’, says LGA

GBNews published this video item, entitled “Budget 2021: NHS backlog ‘will take longer to clear without urgent social care funds’, says LGA” – below is their description.

‘We need an extra £1.5 billion into the social care system so we can raise wages and pay people a decent wage and give them the recognition they need.’

David Fothergill, chairman of the LGA’s Community Wellbeing Board, calls for extra investment into social care in #Budget2021

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