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60,000 Grandparents Forced To Give Up Work To Bring Up Grandchildren

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An estimated 60,000 grandparents in the UK have had to give up work to bring up their grandchildren to stop them being taken into care by social services, a study suggests.

Every year around 9,000 grandparents abandon their careers to look after grandchildren only to face a lack of support and recognition from the UK Government, according to the research.

Read the whole story at The Daily Telegraph