How do election 2015 party manifestos measure up to a PlanF?

Apr 29, 2015 | Analysis, Briefing Papers

At the time of the budget in March, the Women’s Budget Group and the Scottish Women’s Budget Group launched Plan F – a feminist economic strategy for a caring and sustainable economy that would benefit the majority of people and reverse the damage caused by austerity. The Plan sets out the policies required to achieve such a caring and sustainable economy and how those policies can be funded.

The briefing note can be viewed here

General Election blog: What about social care?

Proposals in the Conservative Party manifesto which would increase the number of people who have to pay for the care they receive in their own home hit the headlines yesterday.  But with over a million people not getting the social care they need and local councils...