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Care home residents fear being forced out

Dozens of elderly and infirm residents fear they may be forced out their homes as Leeds City Council tries to make nearly £55 million worth of cuts.

Six care homes are the latest to be threatened with closure as the council begins to consult service users and their families on their future. Sally Simpson reports.

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Care homes closure demo

Families and residents at a Leeds care home have staged a protest against council proposals to shut it down. Primrose Hill care home in Boston Spa is one of six facing an uncertain future as Leeds City Council tries to save fifty five million pounds.

Campaigners , including resident Celia Jones, are urging councillors to consider the effect a move would have on them.