Ahead of the 2024 General Election, Carers UK has produced a manifesto for carers, calling on all political parties to commit to a new social contract for carers to recognise the enormous contribution millions of people make each day by providing the unpaid care that their families and friends need.

Over the next five years and beyond, whichever party forms the next Government must do much more to ensure that every carer has the financial, practical and workplace support they need.

Through their engagement with thousands of unpaid carers and our wider research and policy work, Carers UK has identified six thematic areas where they want to see all political parties commit to significant and meaningful policies to transform the lives of millions of carers:

They are also calling for the development of a new, ambitious and comprehensive National Carers Strategy to transform the way Government supports carers over the next 10 years.

General Election Manifesto