Peter White discusses new proposals for funding social care with economist Andrew Dilnot, head of the independent Commission. And we gauge reaction from Age UK and the insurance sector.
And as Habitat puts most of its stores into administration, we explore the health of British contemporary design.
Social Care Funding Part 1
Andrew Dilnot, head of the Commission Funding of Care and Support, discusses his proposals for funding social care including a cap of £35,000.
What's the future for British design?
Following the depletion of Habitat stores, we examine the state of British design and manufacturing.
Specialist blind schools forced to merge as they face budget squeeze?
Joseph Clarke specialist school for the blind in London is suffering from a drop in pupil numbers and shrinking budgets. Can we expect to see more specialist schools merging with other larger schools?
Funding Social Care Part 2
Economist, Andrew Dilnot reacts to listener questions about his report to fund social care.
Cuts to Legal Aid
Saving money or denying access to justice? How will you be affected by the government's planned cuts to legal aid in England and Wales?
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