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£35k care cap plans 'revived'

There are reports that the Government has revived plans to limit the individual costs of elderly care to £35,000, despite the Health Secretary shelving the recommendations from the Dilnot report last month because of the cost of implementing it.

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Minister answers questions on the elderly care White Paper

The Care Services Minister Paul Burstow answered questions from ITV News viewers and a group of pensioners in Deptford on the Government's White Paper on social care.

Many of the pensioners were concerned that their families would be burdened as the cost of their home may not cover the cost of the residential care they need.

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