Responding to the appointment of the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, ADASS President Stephen Chandler said:

"Congratulations to the Rt.Hon. Sajid Javid on his appointment as Secretary for Health and Social Care. We look forward to working with him to ensure that adult social care continues to be prioritised as part of the Government’s Covid response, and in shaping the Government’s promised proposals for the future of adult social care so that it can set out its thinking ahead of the parliamentary recess in July."