Andrew Dilnot

Care of the elderly

Social care reforms: clever politics, bad government

11 February 2013 10:14

Judge a Government on its priorities.  And then its priorities within priorities.  Amidst the clamour for rapid and credible deficit reduction, the dawning reality that green shoots won’t sprout unaided,… Continue reading

Elderly care

Social care reforms: the good and bad news

11 February 2013 9:02

Jeremy Hunt is unveiling the government’s long-awaited reforms to the funding of social care today. This is the next announcement in the government’s mid-term review series, and while it addresses… Continue reading

Elderly care

A blank cheque to the baby boomers

16 December 2012 15:25

After more than a decade of wrangling, it seems that a deal is finally about to be struck on long-term care of the elderly, by adopting the package proposed by… Continue reading

David Cameron visiting a manufacturer this morning as the GDP figures were announced. Picture: Getty

David Cameron rebuked by statistics chief over PMQs comments

25 October 2012 17:58

David Cameron’s taunt at Ed Miliband yesterday during Prime Minister’s questions that the ‘good news will keep coming’ was taken by some as a hint at today’s GDP figures, which… Continue reading