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Wales commissioner calls for older people's rights

Older people deserve a specific set of rights to combat age discrimination and ensure they are treated with dignity and respect, according to the older people's commissioner for Wales.

Are insurers excused from equality laws?

Age discrimination remains rife in the insurance industry according to research by Age Concern and Help the Aged. Half of motor insurers and a third of travel insurers automatically exclude people aged 80 plus seeking quotes, irrespective of their health.