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National Care Service (Scotland) Bill

The Bill establishes the National Care Service.

The Bill allows Scottish Ministers to transfer social care responsibility from local authorities to a new, national service. This could include adult and children’s services, as well as areas such as justice social work. Scottish Ministers will also be able to transfer healthcare functions from the NHS to the National Care Service.

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The Bill was introduced on 20 June 2022

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