New figures published by the Office for National Statistics have shown that, over the 2015-17 period, life expectancy stopped rising for the first time since records began.
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Statistics show life expectancy in the UK is on the rise, along with the rest of Europe, despite fears over the impact of obesity, population expert Professor David Leon has said.
Marlene Mitchell, director of age discrimination charity Age UK, discusses the rise in the numbers of centenarians, age discrimination and the NHS.
Department of Health and NHS criticised for making too little progress on tackling key barometer of inequality.