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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-16628: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 14 May 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how much unpaid carers save the public purse.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 29 May 2018

The "Valuing Carers 2015" report authored by Professor Sue Yeandle (University of Sheffield) and Dr Lisa Buckner (University of Leeds) estimates that carers in Scotland provided care services to the value of £10.8 billion in 2015.