Yes, the government reshuffle is the big news today, but I was more intrigued by the fact that George Osborne has a group of young advisors, one of whom is in their twenties. In their twenties? Share this post: Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend
Southwark Council have decreed that SUs can only use council-managed personal budgets for services contracted by the council. If people want to use a service with which the council does not have a contract, they have to manage the budget themselves. Such a restriction is unfair, writes Brenda Bond.
It’s been striking how difficult it has been so far to find out exactly what impact public spending cuts are going to have on older people’s services across London. It has felt like a sort of “phoney war”.
Exciting news… following my last post, the hundreds of women who converged on Westminster on the 18 May to lobby their MPs – some with their husbands – have forced the Government to rethink its plans over pensions. Congratulations to all of those women and everyone else who wrote to their local MP!