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."
Unpaid carers aren’t valued by society, according to a new poll, published today to mark the start of Carers Week 2017.
Speaking in response to Jeremy Corbyn’s announcement today that Labour would increase carers allowance by 17%, Gail Scott-Spicer, CEO of Carers Trust, said:
New data from Carers Trust reveals more than half the nation isn't geared up to care for their family or friends, nor have they considered what would happen if they needed to be cared for.
Read our response to the Chancellor's Spring Budget 2017.