Discounted admission tickets for over-60s ‘are unfair to young’

More than three-quarters of museums, galleries and other attractions in the UK are giving £65m of ticket-price concessions to the over-60s every year, while in many cases young people are charged full-price tickets, according to a study.

People over 60 are offered concessions regardless of their ability to pay and even when they are below the state pension age, according to the Intergenerational Foundation (IF), a charity that researched 35 of the UK’s leading attractions’ ticketing policies.

The giveaway to older people is expected to fuel concerns that Britain has failed to adjust to growing pensioner incomes and wealth. With

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