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Caring about care homes.

Local democracy is also flexing its muscles in the region over the increasingly vexed issue of the future of council care homes.

Mighty passions are aroused everywhere the matter is raised, with Northumberland and Durham County Councils badly split by it.

Everyone seems to accept cuts have to be made somewhere, but many have determined the care homes will not close because of them. These are battles royal, which will run all the way to the ballot box and beyond.
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Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Date:Oct 13, 2006
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