Giles Meyer, CEO of Carers Trust, said: "For one fleeting moment today we thought the Chancellor had remembered unpaid carers in his Budget. Sadly, it was just that: a moment."
Leading UK Carers Charity, Carers Trust, has responded to the report of the Joint Committee on the draft Care and Support Bill.
Young carers from across England are celebrating news of a £1.2 million funding boost to improve local support for young carers and their families.
The Co-operative hit the right note with unpaid young adult carers today (24 January) as it launched a “record” breaking year of fundraising for its new Charity of the Year, Carers Trust.
Despite the existence of £400m of Government funding and a dramatic rise in the official number of carers, Carers Trust is today warning that carers needs are in grave danger of being ignored.