Our thoughts on the Autumn Budget 2017

Following the announcement of the Autumn Budget, Rachel Peacock, our CEO, had the following to say:

"Making Space supports the Chancellor’s view that we have to address the productivity challenge in the UK. However, as our national membership bodies NCF and VODG state, with no investment in social care in this budget, the government have missed an opportunity to increase productivity by choosing not to invest in a sector that employs over 1.5 million people in the UK."