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Liz Kendall MP, Labour's Shadow Care Minister, said on Mencap's survey, "Stuck at home: the impact of day service cuts on people with a learning disability":

"Mencap's survey provides yet more evidence that our care system is in crisis and has now reached breaking point.
 
"Day services are being closed and charges for those that remain are soaring.
 
"These services are a lifeline for people with learning disabilities, providing vital help and support.
 
"The Government must act to ensure we have a better, fairer and more sustainable system for funding social care in future."

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