2453 - Social Services: Finance (Answered)

Neil Coyle
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services annual budget survey, published on 4 June 2015, if he will make an assessment of the potential cost to the NHS of planned savings in the budgets held by those directors not being met.

George Freeman

The Department will continue to work closely with local government and the National Health Service to understand future funding requirements, including continuing scope and opportunities to make savings, to support decisions relating to the upcoming Spending Review.