Children as young as 11 and as old as 40 are physically, emotionally and mentally abusing their parents, according to a report out today.
The study found many parents failed to seek help because they were ashamed to admit they were suffering at the hands of a son or daughter with an alcohol or drug dependency.
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This defeat for Theresa May matters: it shows the fury among some MPs, notably those who voted to Remain, that they are being ignored.
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