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Health: Age

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 905918, tabled on 14 June 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to support healthy ageing.

Answered on

19 June 2018

The Prime Minister recently outlined that the first mission of the Ageing Society Grand Challenge, as announced in the Industrial Strategy, would be to ensure people enjoy at least five extra healthy, independent years of life by 2035, whilst narrowing the gap between the experience of the richest and poorest. The Department is leading work across Government to deliver on this ambition, working closely with key partners across industry, civil society and local government.

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