To consider the report
The Cabinet noted the recommendations of the Scrutiny for Policies, Adults and Health Committee and agreed:
1. In partnership with other stakeholders including Group Leaders and Somerset MP’s, that the Council takes a leading role in proactively lobbying central government about the urgent need for sustainable long-term funding for adult social care in Somerset.
2. That the Cabinet is aware of the future risk to adult social care funding, particularly the future capacity to deliver further savings and the impact this will have on preventative services.
ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS CONSIDERED: As set out in the officer report
REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the officer report