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Britain Appoints Minister of Loneliness





Britain has appointed a minister of loneliness to combat social isolation experienced by one in 10 Britons.

Sports Minister Tracey Crouch will add the job to her existing portfolio to advance the work of slain lawmaker Jo Cox, who set up the Commission on Loneliness in 2016.

“For far too many people, loneliness is the sad reality of modern life,” Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday. “I want to confront this challenge for our society and for all of us to take action to address the loneliness endured by the elderly, by carers, by those who have lost loved ones — read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com

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