Jeremy Hunt voices regret over not having put in place a long-term plan for social care

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Jeremy Hunt is a former health secretary and tells Sophy that “in terms of transparency and openness, we’re in a better place”, he says about the NHS.

“But there were also things I didn’t fix – I didn’t put in place a long-term plan for the social care system.”

When asked if he suspects the government will do a u-turn and bring in a windfall tax on energy companies he said: “We’re hearing signs that all options are on the table, so we need to watch this space.”

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