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The road to 2020

Mervyn Kohler (External Affairs Adviser, Age UK, 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 explore how the political parties will approach older people in the run-up to the General Election.

Design/methodology/approach

A review of what was announced in the autumn party conferences, and what older people and their organisations have been pressing for.

Findings

A personal and subjective article, the conclusion is that there will be a lot in the forthcoming General Election of importance to older people.

Originality/value

The perspective is entirely personal.

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Citation

Kohler, M. (2015), "The road to 2020", Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, Vol. 16 No. 1, pp. 69-72. https://doi.org/10.1108/QAOA-11-2014-0040

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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