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Government misses care deadline for people with learning disabilities

30 May 2014 Last updated at 20:11 BST

A key commitment made by the government after abuse of the mentally ill in care homes in England was exposed by the BBC, is to be missed.

Health officials promised that people with learning disabilities living in units sometimes hundreds of miles from home should be moved back to their local communities, where abuse would be more likely to be picked up on.

Michael Buchanan reports.

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