The draft Care and Support Bill was published on 11 July 2012. It proposes a single, modern law for adult care and support that replaces existing outdated and complex legislation.

You can post comments on the draft Bill on this website until 19 October 2012, and contribute to the largest overhaul of the law around adult care and support in 60 years.

Comment on the draft Bill

You can comment on each part of the the draft Bill. And you can answer questions by topic:

What will happen to your comments

Your comments will feed directly into the process of parliamentary scrutiny. They will be used to assist and challenge the government in considering how to improve the proposals in the draft Bill.

You can also download a full copy of the draft Bill:

If you prefer, you can comment by post or email by sending comments to:


Draft Care and Support Bill Team
Department of Health
6th Floor
Richmond House
79 Whitehall

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