Professor Sarah Harper discussed increasing life expectancy and the implications of population ageing in an article in The Guardian "Want to enjoy a longer, happier life? Just keep on working."
“If you have half your population aged over 50, you are in a very different situation than you were in the middle of the last century when we had half of our population under 30. We have got to come to terms with this, ” says Harper.
Now many potential immigrants are likely to find their entry into the UK blocked after Brexit, reducing the numbers of foreign workers. “And they were very important to our healthcare service,” says Harper.
Read the article: "Want to enjoy a longer, happier life? Just keep on working."