06/12/2012 01:32 pm ET

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

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.

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