Small victory on cuts

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Campaigners have cautiously welcomed a “small victory” in their David and Goliath battle against care cuts.

Last month, Derbyshire County Council agreed to start charging more for home care services – affecting 7,000 vulnerable adults.

Now the authority has decided that the 75 per cent increase in charges will be phased in over two-and-half years – rather than immediately – to lessen the impact on those affected.


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