Women’s Life Expectancy

Part of Women and Equalities – in the House of Commons on 25th April 2019.

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Photo of Diana R. Johnson Diana R. Johnson Labour, Kingston upon Hull North

ONS figures published in March 2019 show that the life expectancy of women in the poorest UK regions fell by 98 days between 2012 and 2017. Given that this is the first time that that has happened in peacetime since the Victorian era, what conclusions does the Minister draw from the fact that it has happened only since 2010?