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The age election

Andrew Harrop

The 2017 election could mark an unprecedented and remarkable divergence in the way different age groups vote. If the opinion polls are anything like accurate, the expected Conservative victory will be almost entirely the responsibility of voters over the age of 50. The polls suggest that Labour will be crushed when it comes to the…

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A ticking time bomb

Debbie Abrahams MP

Earlier this year, during one of my regular door knocks, I called at a house and the door was opened by an elderly woman in her late 70s. She was dishevelled, distressed and clearly confused. She had an empty bubble wrap pack of medication in her hands and she said to me “I don’t know…

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Listen again: What can austerity Britain afford for older people?

Lucy Snow

Following the launch of our cross-party report published with CentreForum and BrightBlue, The Generation Game, this panel explored how the government’s spending choices will impact on older people and other vulnerable sections of society. We were joined by Debbie Abrahams MP (shadow minister for disabled people), Janet Morrison (chief executive, Independent Age), Eleanor Southwood (vice-president, RNIB) and…

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Together? Towards health and care integration

The Science Room, Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London WIJ 0BA Thursday 27  November 2014, 9am – 12pm There is cross-party consensus that health and care should be more integrated: the government has led the formation...

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2030 Vision

Future Spending Choices Commission

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Together

Andy Burnham MP

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