2 Aug 2017

Game of Thrones star speaks out on changes to disability care

Health and Social Care Editor

Game of Thrones star Kit Harington – aka Jon Snow – has joined a campaign to support charities facing a £400 million bill for back pay owed to carers who sleep over in residential homes.

The charity Mencap says the ruling to pay carers the National Minimum Wage could have a devastating impact on the care sector.

Our Health and Social Care Correspondent Victoria Macdonald has spoken to the actor about why this is an issue close to his heart.