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Response to new stats from ONS showing 3.4m key workers are 50 or over

New ONS figures today show that 3.4 million key workers are over the age of 50, making up almost a third of all key workers. An estimated 130,000 key workers are over the age of 70.

Key worker

Our Senior Evidence Manager, Emily Andrews, argues that older workers are the backbone to Britain's public services and they should be supported in the workplace. 

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