NPC elects new officers to serve until 2015
On 26/27 March 2013, the Biennial Delegate Conference of the NPC elected a new set of officers to serve for the next two years. Frank Cooper stepped down as NPC President after having held the position since 2005, and was… See more ›
Budget Briefing March 2013
Find out what the Budget means for you. Download our briefing paper here.
Latest Women’s Network Exchange
Edition 27 of the NPC’s Women’s Network Exchange newsletter is now available. This edition covers topics such as how women are represented in the NPC, a report on the Women’s Committee of the Federation of Retired Persons Associations (FERPA) and… See more ›
May 2013 Campaign Bulletin
The latest edition of the NPC’s Campaign! Bulletin is now available. This month it looks at the recent attacks on universal pensioner benefits, the impact of Section 75 and free trade on the NHS, the campaign against the proposed single-tier… See more ›
Speaking Out! Winter 2013
Speaking Out! – the newsletter of the NPC’s Minority Elders’ Committee is now available. The Winter 2013 issue covers the campaign for universal benefits, fuel poverty, the state of social care, the government’s new proposals for the state pension system… See more ›
What does the White Paper on state pensions mean to you?
On 14 January 2013 the government published a White Paper on the future of the state pension. Essentially, the proposals will combine the basic and second state pensions for anyone who retires after April 2017. People will also have to… See more ›
NPC defends pensioner benefits on BBC Newsnight
NPC general secretary, Dot Gibson appeared on BBC 2′s Newsnight programme on 10 January 2013, to defend the payment of universal pensioner benefits. During the discussion she raised the £40bn that older people contribute to society every year through taxation,… See more ›
The Message – You can now read the NPC’s quarterly paper online!
For the first time – it is now possible to read the NPC’s quarterly newspaper – The Message – online. Click here to see the latest Winter 2012/13 edition.
NPC Autumn Statement Briefing
Find out about how the main changes announced in the Autumn Statement by the Chancellor affect older people. You can download a copy of the NPC’s briefing here.
NPC Briefing on Care and Support White Paper
After months of delay, the government finally published its white paper on the future of social care on 11 July 2012, alongside a draft Bill and a progress report on the issue of funding. The NPC has produced a detailed… See more ›