Kate Barker

Type: Person
Name: Kate Barker
Title: Monetary Policy Committee Member - The Bank of England (United Kingdom)
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 1 reports

Numbers of elderly needing care will soon outstrip relatives able to help

The scale of the gathering social care crisis has been underlined by new figures showing the number of older people is expected to outstrip the number of family members able to provide informal care for them for the first time in 2017.Within four years, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

The Counterflow Effect

With the end of the year approaching, company owners are busy studying their balance sheet and analysing their business' financial performance for 2008. Of course, the bigger economic picture must be taken into account: the recession has been one of the ... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Health and social care funding is ‘no longer sustainable’

An imbalance between free NHS care and needs-based, heavily means-tested social care is creating a system that is no longer sustainable, according to a report.The present health and social care systems have been declared ‘no longer fit for purpose’ by ... [Published Care Nursing Magazine - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Hansom: Awkward situations

Boris prepares to invade France, Sir Michael Lyons suffers from sleep deprivation and wet underwear, Kate Barker blames herself, and the City of Westminster is in the money. Plus, HS2 is watching the detectivesStooping to conquerAmbition is usually a ... [Published Building.co.uk - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 11 reports

Rich and elderly should be charged for going to GP, radical study says

Rich patients and pensioners should be charged for going to the GP, a radical new study concludes today.The King’s Fund Commission says it may be necessary to meet the long-term care needs of those who cannot afford to pay, according to The Independe ... [Published Public Sector - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

NHS may need to apply more patient charges, says report

The report concludes that social care is already in crisis and that the NHS is heading the same way. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA More patient charges may need to be introduced in the NHS, including fees for hospital and GP appointments and removing ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Ceremony honors efforts for public safety

Police Chief Tyson Kerr presents a letter of commendation to Officer Nick Hrycaj for his work in developing and implementing the department's new canine program. ( Sara Waite / Sterling Journal-Advocate )STERLING — The Sterling Police Department held ... [Published Journal-Advocate - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Ten years on from the Kate Barker report

Ten years ago economist Kate Barker published a review of UK housing supply that she had been appointed to carry out by then chancellor Gordon Brown. The report found housebuilding was at it’s lowest level since the Second World War. A decade on, how ... [Published Building.co.uk - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

HBF warning as housing shortage hits 1m

10:56The Home Builders Federation (HBF) has published a report looking at the state of the housing market a decade after the highly influential 'Barker Review'. The organisation has found that the market is in crisis, with the amount of housing needed ... [Published Jewson - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Federation says UK is facing one million home shortfall

Ten years after the publication of the Barker Review of Housing Supply, the Home Builders Federation (HBF) says the UK is now one million homes short of the number needed to adequately house the population. The report by Kate Barker, which was published ... [Published Heatingandventilating.net - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 10 reports

Scale of housing shortage now âequal to number of homes in Birminghamâ

Wednesday, March 26, 2014Published by WARREN LEWISExactly ten years on from a warning outlined in the Barker Review of Housing Supply, the Home Builders Federation has said the scale of the housing shortage has now become apparent.In the 10 years since ... [Published Property Reporter - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

UK house price inflation rises to 7%

The average cost of a UK home is now £254,000, according to the Office for National Statistics. Photograph: Yui Mok/PAHouse prices continued to soar in January, with their annual rate of inflation leaping to almost 7%, according to official figures published ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 25 2014]

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The commission's Chair, Kate Barker, said: "the current systems rub up against each other like bones in an open fracture. the lack of alignment between them leads to serious problems of co-ordination, with the nhs and local authorities battling over who should pay for what, and patients, service users and their families left confused and bewildered. this is not sustainable – we need a new settlement fit for the 21st century."

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Numbers of elderly needing care will soon outst... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
What would a 2014 Beveridge report say? [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 20 2014]
ANALYSIS-Long-delayed new town an emblem for UK... [Published CNBC - Apr 13 2014]
The Counterflow Effect [Published Free Press Release - Apr 10 2014]
Rich and elderly should be charged for going to... [Published Commissioning GP - Apr 07 2014]
Seen on screen... MM's guide to Manchester acto... [Published Mancunian Matters - Apr 05 2014]
Health and social care funding is ‘no longer su... [Published Care Nursing Magazine - Apr 04 2014]
Call for merged NHS and social-care budget in E... [Published EHospice - Apr 04 2014]
Hansom: Awkward situations [Published Building.co.uk - Apr 04 2014]
Rich and elderly should be charged for going to... [Published Public Sector - Apr 03 2014]
King’s Fund commission recommends seamless heal... [Published The Chartered Society Of Physiotherapy - Apr 03 2014]
UK Health and social care ‘no longer fit for pu... [Published TheInformationDaily.com - Apr 03 2014]
Barker Commission calls for ‘single’ health and... [Published National Health Executive - Apr 03 2014]
‘Unfit’ health and social care systems must be ... [Published Communitycare.co.uk - Apr 03 2014]
King's Fund claim health and social care system... [Published Home Care UK - Apr 03 2014]
'Coronation Street' Bosses 'Paying £2K A Week R... [Published Huffington Post UK - Apr 03 2014]
NHS charges could pay for free elderly care – c... [Published Telegraph - Apr 03 2014]
Commission calls new health and care settlement [Published Age UK - Apr 03 2014]
Tough choices are required on care funding [Published Local Government Chronicle - Apr 03 2014]
Commission challenges 'odd' distinction between... [Published Local Government Chronicle - Apr 03 2014]
Call for merged 'super' care budget [Published BBC - Apr 03 2014]
‘Charge patients for GP and hospital visits’, s... [Published The Independent - Apr 03 2014]
More NHS charges 'may be needed' [Published Guernsey Press - Apr 03 2014]
NHS may need to apply more patient charges, say... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 03 2014]
Ceremony honors efforts for public safety [Published Journal-Advocate - Apr 02 2014]
Ten years on from the Kate Barker report [Published Building.co.uk - Mar 28 2014]
HBF warning as housing shortage hits 1m [Published Jewson - Mar 27 2014]
Federation says UK is facing one million home s... [Published Heatingandventilating.net - Mar 26 2014]
Scale of housing shortage now âequal to number ... [Published Property Reporter - Mar 26 2014]
Housing shortage hits a million, builders say [Published Construction Index - Mar 26 2014]
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Despite the claims to austerity, Britain has seen nothing to compare with the cuts imposed on the Greeks or Spaniards Is George Osborne genius or monster? Is he godsend or Satan? When he said on Monday that Britain must take another £25bn in "cuts" ...
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