This tapestry praises the NHS as a “cradle to grave” service.

A comment arrived at Vox Political today, presumably from a Tory, berating those of us who have attacked the Conservative manifesto by trying to “find the worst” in it.

One of the points this person made was about the Dementia Tax – the plan to use the value of a senior citizen’s house to pay for their social care.

“With the new Tory proposal your family will be left with maximum of £100,000,” this person wrote.

My immediate response was that £100,000 is not enough for those who would have inherited the house to buy another.

But then I thought: Wait a minute! There’s something very wrong here.

These are people who have spent their entire working lives paying National Insurance and taxes on the understanding that the health care they would receive – including social care – would run “from the cradle to the grave”.

Governments – Tory, obviously – may have tried to renege on that, but the principle is that everybody has paid towards – and has reason to expect – a standard of service until the day they die.

By suggesting that a person’s house should be used to support their social care – something they have bought while also paying for the health and social care provided by the state – Theresa May and her cronies are asking them to pay for the same thing, twice.

And, you know what?

For a party that babbles on about fairness so much – THAT DOESN’T SEEM VERY FAIR TO ME!

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