Minister defends 'fair' social care reforms

Business Minister Paul Scully has insisted the government has "got the balance right" on social care cost caps, amid anger that a change to its proposal could see the least well-off needing to sell their homes to pay for care. He said: "We've had proposal after proposal, and no one's been able to agree because of people with different circumstances asking for different things. This is a fair, reasoned and balanced approach." .

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