The Conservatives' manifesto proposals for social care – labelled a “dementia tax” – was a turning point in the election campaign. Nicholas Timmins says the question now is whether all proposals for social care reform are a dead letter for this Parliament, given the Government’s lack of a majority.
This election shows that the electorate are concerned about the pressures in public services. Dr Emily Andrews says a new spending review, driven by evidence of where the problems lie, will help address these long-standing issues.
Stability is the general theme: a Prime Minister unable to make the radical changes she may have envisaged. But Jill Rutter asks if the Prime Minister made the right changes to help her manage her precarious situation.
The UK seems set to enter a period of minority government with Theresa May remaining in office, supported by some form of cooperation arrangement with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). Akash Paun looks at ‘confidence and supply’ agreements.