Star date: 23rd September 2014
A Salford Star Exclusive
CARE ON CALL CUTS COULD KILL AFTER HUNDREDS CANCEL SERVICE
"If I wouldn't have had the service, one of two things would have happened – I could have got to my phone or died, basically" Care On Call client
The Salford Star understands that around five hundred ill and elderly people reliant on the city's Care On Call have cancelled the vital support emergency alarm service after Salford Council introduced charges recently as part of its cuts programme.
As speakers at the Labour Party Conference in Manchester today laid out plans to protect the vulnerable, in Salford, Labour Party Mayor, Ian Stewart, has implemented cuts that could kill.
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