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Law Commission responds to the white paper and draft bill (video)

Frances Patterson has responded to the draft Care and Support Bill on behalf of the Law Commission.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Law Commission respond to white paper and draft bill – video

In this video, Frances Patterson makes the following points:

  • i am delighted to see that in the white paper, the government has embraced the recommendations of the Law Commission
  • in particular the provisions proposed in the draft Care and Support Bill in relation to carers which we believe will significantly improve the position in relation to them
  • the provision for portability, so that when a service user moves from one part of the country to another they will know that they will receive their care package until they are reassessed
  • the Law Commission is extremely pleased with what the government has done by way of response, and the content of the draft Bill
Published 11 July 2012