Commenting as "Frank's Law", providing free personal care for under 65s, comes into force Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:
"It is absolutely essential that people under the age of 65 with degenerative illnesses have access to the personal care and support they need. This has been a hugely unfair burden on families for too long. Amanda Kopel's campaign has done fantastic work highlighting this issue and I'm glad that parliamentarians from across all parties came together to make this happen.
"However, for this policy to achieve its admirable goals local authorities must receive the support and resources they need to deliver Frank's Law as intended."