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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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Report: £35k elderly care cap plans revived

Tomorrow's Independent is reporting that the Government has revived plans to limit the individual costs of elderly care to £35,000.

It claims it will formally announce the policy in the Care and Support Bill in the autumn as part of the relaunch of the Coalition.

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