Health Committee - Fourteenth Report
Social Care

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 1 February 2012.


Terms of Reference


1  Introduction

2  The fragmentation of services and commissioning

3  Integrating around older people

4  Funding and staffing an integrated system

5  The Dilnot Commission

6  The needs of carers

7  A new offer for older people

Conclusions and recommendations


Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of additional written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and written evidence

Tuesday 25 October 2011: Julie Jones CBE, Chief Executive, Social Care Institute for Excellence, Martin Knapp, Director, Personal Social Services Research Unit, London School of Economics, Professor Gillian Manthorpe, Director, Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King’s College, London, and Richard Humphries, Senior Fellow, the King’s Fund; Heléna Herklots, Services Director, Age UK, Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive, Alzheimer’s Society and Bruce Moore, Chief Executive, Hanover Housing.

Tuesday 8 November 2011: Jo Webber, Deputy Policy Director, NHS Confederation, Peter Hay, President of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) and Strategic Director Adults and Communities, Birmingham City Council, and Councillor David Rogers OBE, Local Government Association (LGA); Mark Lobban, Director of Strategic Commissioning, Families and Social Care, Kent County Council, Helen Buckingham, Director of Whole System Commissioning and Deputy Chief Executive, NHS Kent and Medway, Sheila Bremner, Chief Executive, North Essex NHS PCT Cluster, and Jenny Owen CBE, Deputy Chief Executive & Executive Director for Adult Social Services, Essex County Council.

Tuesday 22 November 2011: Frances Patterson QC, Commissioner for Public Law, Richard Percival, Team Manager of the Public Law Team, and Tim Spencer-Lane, Lawyer, Public Law Team, Law Commission; James Lloyd, Director, Strategic Society Centre, Chris Horlick, Managing Director of Care, Partnership Assurance, Nick Starling, Director of General Insurance and Health, Association of British Insurers, and Andrea Rozario, Director General, SHIP Equity Release.

Tuesday 6 December 2011: Andrew Dilnot CBE, Chair, Dame Jo Williams DBE, Commissioner, and the Rt Hon Lord Warner, Commissioner, The Commission on Funding of Care and Support.

Tuesday 10 January 2012: Liz Fenton, Chief Executive, Princess Royal Trust for Carers, and Emily Holzhausen, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Carers UK; Dr James Mumford, Senior Researcher, Centre for Social Justice, and David Orr, Chief Executive, National Housing Federation

Tuesday 17 January 2012: Paul Burstow MP, Minister of State for Care Services, and David Behan CBE, Director General of Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships, Department of Health.

Written evidence

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