Forty per cent oppose trusts

Only four in 10 visitors to Community Care’s website would be
prepared to take action to oppose new care trusts.

The web poll reveals that 39 per cent of people would actively
resist the introduction of a care trust in their area, with 61 per
cent saying they would not.

Unison members backed a motion opposing care trusts at their
recent annual conference (News, page 4, 21 June).

This week’s online poll asks: Will social care benefit if the
private sector plays a more significant role in the provision of

A commission established by the Institute for Public Policy
Research has concluded that the private sector does not necessarily
provide better value for money than the public sector.



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