The overlooked over-75s: poverty among the ‘silent generation’ who lived through the Second World War

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Report

Authors

Sue Arthur and Ciaran Osborne

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Summary

This report provides an analysis of the financial circumstances of older people with a focus on those people aged 75 and over. The report looks at different groups of older people and identifies those groups at most risk of living on low incomes.

Subjects

Older People, Poverty, Income Dynamics, Well Being, Finance and Social Policy

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Report's findings discussed at House of Commons, Early Day Motion 133, June 2016 https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/business-papers/commons/early-day-motions/edm-detail1/?edmnumber=133&session=2016-17; Refereced by: Cooper, H. (2016) '"When I'm 84": locking the door on the older old: the challenge facing Britain's banks'. The Finance Foundation.