We must pay for our own social care

Ruth Porter speaks to BBC Radio London

Ruth Porter speaks to BBC Radio London about today's government announcements on changes to social care. 

She argues that the plans are a slight improvement on the status quo as people must realise that pensioners themselves are the best people to pay for their own care rather than passing a massive socialised debt on to younger generations. The increasing cost of providing care for the growing numbers of elderly people should not be the responsibility of the taxpayer.

Listen here. Segment starts at 1.03.