Have you experienced loneliness in lockdown? | Society

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According to figures from the Office for National Statistics, Britain saw the highest levels of loneliness since the start of the pandemic the week after the clocks went back.

Those who were particularly feeling cut off were young people between 16-29, who were found to be twice as likely as those over-70 to have experienced loneliness during the pandemic.

We’d like to understand how the lockdown might have increased pre-existing feelings of loneliness or whether these feelings are new.

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