Carers struggle to take holiday breaks

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Carers struggle to take holiday breaks

While this is the time that many start thinking about going on a summer holiday, but for many of the UK’s carers, that is simply not an option.
New figures reveal that nearly 70 per cent of unpaid carers in the UK don't expect to go on any kind of holiday this year.

That is despite many working more than 50 hours a week, and 20 per cent of those polled admitting that they are so tired that they sleep when they get a break.
Gail Scott-Spicer, CEO of Carers Trust came into the studio with Sarah-Lou Morris, who is a carer to talk to Claudia-Liza Armah.

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