Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced plans to cap bills for long-term care in old age at £75,000 in England, in a £1 billion move to be funded by dragging more people into the inheritance tax net.
Campaigners voiced disappointment at the level of the cap - more than double the £35,000 recommended by the independent Dilnot Commission in 2011.
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Elderly care bills are to be capped by the state in a £1 billion move expected to be funded by dragging more people into inheritance tax.