Due to the General Election, the Yorkshire & Humber regional seminar has been postponed from 9th Dec to Wed 15th January at North Yorkshire County Council. Invitations to follow!
Green suggests taxing the winter fuel allowance and using any savings from the upcoming spending review.
He adds that as ‘a last resort’ over-50s could be asking to pay a one per cent national insurance surcharge ‘for a guarantee that their personal finances will not be exhausted by the costs of social care, and that they will be looked after whatever their condition.’ Labour’s John McDonnell called the proposed changes ‘a tax on getting old’.
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