At last Thursday’s Executive meeting, the results of Wokingham Borough Council’s care charges consultation were discussed. Wokingham Liberal Democrats were stunned to see that the Conservative Executive agreed to carry on with their policy to change their care charges policy despite more than half of those responding to the consultation disagreeing that people who have over £23,250 should pay for the care they receive.
Cllr Stephen Conway (Liberal Democrat Councillor for Twyford ward) said: ‘What is the point in having a consultation if the outcome is completely ignored? The Conservative-
‘Yet the Executive has disregarded the views of local residents and rubber-