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Wednesday 12 December 2007

Carers' Grant

The Petition of the Alzheimer's Society (South Buckinghamshire Branch) and residents of Chesham and Amersham and others,

Declares that carers and former carers having greatly appreciated Carers Grant that has enabled them to take

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breaks from caring for those closest to them and that this benefit has helped them to care for those that they love in their own homes.

The Petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons urges the Secretary of State for Health to ensure that this valuable benefit continues to be made available through the Alzheimer's Society and other organisations in the voluntary sector.

And the Petitioners remain, etc. [P000085]