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Age UK welcomes Care and Support Commission

Published on 20 July 2010 11:00 AM

Age UK welcomes Commission on the Funding of Care and Support

Commenting on the appointment of Andrew Dilnot as Chair of the Commission on the Funding of Care and Support, Lord Norman Warner and Dame Jo Williams as Commissioners, and publication of the Commission's terms of reference, Michelle Mitchell, Age UK Charity Director said,

"Age UK welcomes Andrew Dilnot, Lord Norman Warner and Dame Jo Williams to their new posts.

"We look forward to working with the Commission on the Herculean task of finding radical but workable solutions for funding our care system.

"Amidst an uncertain economic climate, an ever-increasing number of people requiring care, and rising care costs, millions of people in England are literally counting on the Commission to ensure we have a care system that is fair and affordable to all who need it."

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Notes to Editors

Age UK is the new force combining Age Concern and Help the Aged. The Age UK family includes Age Scotland, Age Cymru and Age NI.

Media contact: Hong Ling Dyer
Telephone: 020 8765 7511
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