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Spending on adult social care takes 21p in every pound spent on servicesSpending on adult social care takes 21p in every pound spent on services

BBC News are reporting that adult social care takes up 21p in every pound spent on services, and is seen as the "biggest pressure" for local authorities. 

However, even this area of spending has fallen when inflation is taken into account. It could have fallen further if councils had not been given the power to increase council tax by an extra 2% in 2016. For the following two years, councils were allowed to raise the tax by an extra 3%.

Read the BBC News report.


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