We must stand up for carers: Ed Davey

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Carers – paid and unpaid, young and old – do a remarkable and important job.

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They deserve our support but are far too often forgotten and ignored. Liberal Democrats will stand up for carers and lead the way to a more caring society as we emerge from this pandemic.

This starts by raising Carer’s Allowance for unpaid carers by £1,000 a year.

You can back the campaign here.

Worth noting too that the campaign has secured coverage in The Sun, an important outlet for reaching voters.

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One response to “We must stand up for carers: Ed Davey”

  1. Ed’s personal story is compelling, but the campaign may be strengthened by a steady flow of other carers’ stories from now till spring. Then, perhaps, some could be invited to speak of their own experience at the spring conference and be saluted for their work.

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