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Guardian coverage of Council Cuts fails to mention ‘easements’

Councils effectively no longer have a duty of care

The cuts to councils budgets has received very little coverage in the UK media.

The tone is always defeatist.

But look at the money the Bank of England and Treasury have injected into the economy to prop up the banks and big business.

The money is there.

But the government are still going after children, the disabled and senior citizens.

Easements are the government’s way of getting councils to decide who does not get social care. This could be a disabled child or a senior citizen. The duty of care has been replaced by a power of care – an obligation replaced by a choice.

Below is an example.

This story is not going away.

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