A Free Universal Care System Is Possible
Lord Prim Sikka, a member of the House of Lords and Emeritus Professor of Accounting at Essex and Sheffield Universities:
- slams the Government’s announcement that the NI Tax hike on the future social care funding as regressive and fails to address social, healthcare and pension crises.
- argues that the Government did not have to hit retirees and the less well-off.
- billions could be raised through progressive measures.
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Sikka an advocate of a free universal social care system.
On 31 August he posted a talk on the Elderly Social Care Bill in the House of Lords.
In response to a Guardian article about care workers leaving for other jobs at
‘Privatization of social care in England is a disaster: low wages, high staff turnover, 170,000 vacancies, lack of training, 41,000 care home workers have received no vaccine; profiteering by corporations. Personalized care is impossible. End privatization.’
He will explain his ideas for a free universal care system in a TUC Zoom session on Tuesday 21 September (1-3pm)
Beverley Morrison of the National Pensioners Convention will also talk on the Over 70s TV Licence Campaign.
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