Adult social care: a pre-Budget report Contents



1 Introduction

2 Local government funding and adult social care

2010 to today: funding pressures on local government and adult social care

Key cost pressures on adult social care

Savings and efficiencies

2010 to today

Capacity to make further savings

3 Government funding for adult social care: 2015 Spending Review and the 2017–18 Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement

The funding gap

4 Adult social care funding mechanisms

The social care precept

Assumptions about the amount raised

The amount raised

Variation in the amounts raised

A short-term funding mechanism

The adult social care support grant

The improved Better Care Fund

Amount and timing



5 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

3 March 2017