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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.

Far from being a 'great leveller', the coronavirus pandemic has laid bare huge health inequalities in the UK.

The evidence so far shows that younger workers are likely to be hit hard by the economic fallout of coronavirus. But the devastation is likely to hit all ages - with particularly long-lasting consequences for older workers.

COVID-19 and subsequent measures for curbing the spread of the virus has highlighted the deep inequalities within our society.

The government has launched a major effort to tackle loneliness and social isolation during the coronavirus outbreak and period of social distancing.

The Centre for Ageing Better has responded to calls from the Social Market Foundation to scrap the triple lock on pension as a response to the economic costs of coronavirus.

Coronavirus has laid bare the fact that our health isn't a lottery, and that deep inequalities within the UK are being brought to the forefront during a time of self-isolation.

The COVID-19 control measures meant that, overnight, anyone who could work from home was asked to do so. For many businesses and employees, this would be their first experience working from home.

An estimated 10 million people live in a poor-quality home that risks their health, nearly one fifth of all homes.