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Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees has dubbed today's government announcement about council funding "like a sticking plaster for a broken leg".
He says the move by the government will actually see them reduce their funding to local authorities, instead expecting "Council Tax payers to foot the bill".
He added that the people who will need help in the future were just as important as those being cared for currently.
He said the country must plan ahead to "ensure the growing population can be looked after with dignity".
Marvin Rees called for more dedicated funding rather than short-term "half-solutions which pass the problems around the public sector."
Council tax payers across the South West are facing large increases in their bills to help cover the cost of looking after the elderly and vulnerable.
It could see the average bill increase by £90 over the next two years, under plans announced by the Government.
Our political correspondent David Wood gave us the reaction from Westminster.
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The money will be used to support the growing number of people. We caught up with a woman whose care package was recently cut.