Theresa May’s dementia tax for social care is a disgrace

Theresa May announced plans in the Conservative manifesto to change social care funding.

Theresa May’s dementia tax deserves the backlash it has received. It is a vindictive attempt to punish a select, unfortunate few for the crisis in social care exacerbated by the Conservative party since it took power in 2010. The policy’s many defenders argue that it is wrong for less well off working people to subsidise the care of wealthy older Britons.

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