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Older people 'hardest hit' by council cuts in Wales

Older people in Wales will be hardest hit by local authority cuts, the person responsible for championing their needs has said.

Older people's commissioner for Wales, Sarah Rochira, told BBC Wales' Week In Week Out programme reduced spending could have a "devastating impact" on lives with costly future consequences.

She called for community services to be protected in a new report on Tuesday.

But council representatives say it is a "fallacy" every service can be saved.

Week In Week Out's Tim Rogers reports.

Older people 'hardest hit' by cuts

  • 25 Feb 2014
  • From the section Wales
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