VICTORIA WHITE: Train carers as nursing assistants and pay them fairly and accordingly

Tracy McGinnis has been told that she isn’t eligible for a low cost mortgage from her local county council because she’s 'not working' as her only income is the carer's allowance and other benefits, writes Victoria White.

Tracey McGinnis with her son Brendan.

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