Leeds - The loneliness capital of England

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MORE THAN two thirds of Leeds’ most vulnerable people say they don’t have as much contact with others as they would like.

The heartbreaking scale of loneliness among adults receiving social care in the city was revealed in a Government survey yesterday, which also ranked Leeds as worst in the country.

Campaigners have called for more action to support those in need, claiming deprivation, a transient population and insular communities are all contributing to the social isolation of the most vulnerable of Leeds’ residents.

 

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