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The coalition government and ageing policy: a critique

David Sinclair (International Longevity Centre, London, UK)

Quality in Ageing and Older Adults

ISSN: 1471-7794

Article publication date: 9 March 2015

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to review the coalition's policy on ageing.

Design/methodology/approach

A detailed review of recent government policy towards ageing.

Findings

Localism has become increasing important, with reforms to health, planning and care emphasising the importance of localised action. The “nudge” of auto-enrolment will increase the number of people saving for old age.

Originality/value

This policy analysis incorporates a detailed review of recent government policy on ageing.

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Citation

Sinclair, D. (2015), "The coalition government and ageing policy: a critique", Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, Vol. 16 No. 1, pp. 3-13. https://doi.org/10.1108/QAOA-11-2014-0033

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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