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Bill aims to stop care homes in UK preventing visits due to Covid

Private members bill paves way for law to end a minority of providers limiting access to relatives, two and a half years after first lockdown

People would be given a legal right to visit their relatives in care homes and stop providers threatening those who complain with eviction under new legislation proposed last week.

The private members bill, introduced in the House of Lords by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath in an effort to spur ministers into action, is designed to stop a small minority of care homes from preventing or limiting visits due to Covid, more than two and half years after the first lockdown began.

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