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Elderly Persons

Volume 979: debated on Tuesday 26 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many men are currently of the age of 65 years and older and how many women of the age of 60 years and older; what percentage of the total population each category represents; and what were the equivalent figures in 1955.

The latest information for the Unied Kingdom is as follows:existing voluntary agreement, which is due to expire shortly. To comment now on any specific aspect of these discussions would be premature and I must ask my hon. Friend to await the full announcement, which will be made once the negotiations reach a conclusion.