NCP: 'We should all pay into a national care system'

Today, the government is expected to announce a cap on how much people pay to be looked after in old age.

If it goes ahead it means pensioners will not pay more than £75,000 towards the cost of their care.

Dot Gibson from the National Pensioners Convention spoke to ITV Daybreak, she said: "We should have a system whereby we all pay into a national care system, and everybody benefits at the end of the day."

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Inheritance tax to pay for care

Thousands more people are likely to be hit with inheritance tax to pay for an extension in state support for elderly care.