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What's New

  • Home sweet home? Housing and older people

    The NPC’s Executive Committee has agreed that the draft document entitled “Home Sweet Home? Housing and older people” will now be subject to a three month consultation process running from 1 February- 27 April 2018. A copy of the document

  • Dignity and Security in Older Age

    The NPC has submitted evidence to the Labour Party’s review of the state pension and other related matters. You can download and read a copy here.

  • Transport Conference Report October 2017

    The report of last year’s very successful one-day transport conference in Coventry is now available to download here.

  • NPC Campaign! Bulletin January 2018

    Happy New Year to all the NPC’s supporters, members and affiliates! Let’s hope that together we can make some progress on the concerns of Britain’s older population throughout 2018. The first Campaign! bulletin of the year includes articles on the

  • Ten Minute Briefing – Brexit and Older People

    The latest in the NPC’s Ten Minute Briefings looks at the latest information on the Brexit negotiations. You can download and read it here.

  • Ten Minute Briefing – The UK State Pension December 2017

    Read this new NPC ten minute briefing to get the essential information on the UK state pension and how it compares with other countries. You can read the briefing here.

  • NPC Campaign! Bulletin December 2017 now available

    The December edition of the NPC’s Campaign! Bulletin is now available to read and download. It contains articles on the recent Budget, the scandal of winter deaths, the latest report into care home fees, the housing crisis and how it

  • What does the Budget mean for older people?

    Everything you wanted to know about the Budget and how it affects older people is available in the NPC’s new Budget Briefing. Read it here.

  • Accessible Transport Plan

    The Department for Transport is consulting on the issue of accessible transport.  The NPC has made a detailed submission to the consultation that you can read or download here.

  • Campaign! Bulletin November 2017 now available

    This month’s Campaign! Bulletin is now available with articles on the sad death of former NPC president, Rodney Bickerstaffe, plans to pay individuals to use their spare rooms when patients are discharged from hospital, the state of the UK pension,

Campaigns

  • NPC Campaign! Bulletin February 2018 now available

    February’s edition of the Campaign! bulletin is now available with articles regarding Dignity Day, falling life expectancy, fuel poverty, ten year anniversary of the bus pass and the NPC’s new consultation on housing. You can read a colour copy here

  • Health and Social Care Newsletter

    The latest newsletter from the NPC’s Health and Social Care Working Party is now available to download or read here.

  • Campaign! Bulletin October 2017 now available

    The October Campaign! bulletin is now available to read and download. It includes articles on the forthcoming NPC lobby of Parliament, UN Older People’s Day, the cost of loneliness, UK state pension sin the EU and details of the NPC’s

  • NPC calls Lobby of Parliament for 18 October 2017

    The NPC has called its annual Lobby of Parliament for Wednesday 18 October 2017. Details are available to read or download here.

  • Campaign Bulletin August 2017 now available

    This month’s NPC Campaign! Bulletin is now available, containing articles on the plans to raise the state pension age, the state of social care, possible rent increases for those in housing association properties, the effect of pension freedoms and details

  • Ten Minute Briefing on the State Pension Age

    On the day Parliament went into its summer recess, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions announced the government’s plan to accelerate the rise to 68 in the state pension age. This new Ten Minute Briefing from the NPC

  • NPC Campaign! Bulletin June 2017 now available

    This month’s NPC Campaign! Bulletin is now available, looking at the election manifestos and the arguments surrounding the triple lock on the state pension. You can view or download a colour version here or a black and white version here.

  • Campaign! Bulletin May 2017 now available

    The May edition of the NPC’s Campaign! bulletin is now available to read and download. It includes articles on the General Election, the latest in the social care crisis, the problems for pensioners living in rural areas and the decision

  • April’s NPC Campaign! Bulletin now available

    The April edition of the Campaign! bulletin is now available. It includes articles on the Cridland Review into the state pension age, the Budget, rising pensioner poverty, the local communities and government committee’s recommendations on the future funding of social

  • NPC Campaign! Bulletin March 2017 now available

    This month’s Campaign! bulletin is now available to read and download. This edition covers the impact of cuts on social care, the latest attacks on the triple lock, changes to housing benefit rules, the impact of Brexit and possible changes

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