First Health and Social Care Newsletter
The NPC recently took the decision to merge its health and social care working parties into a single body. The new working party has now produced its first newsletter with articles on end of life care, privatisation in the NHS,… See more ›
Women’s Network Exchange No 35
The latest edition of the NPC Women’s Working Party newsletter, Women’s Network Exchange is now available. It includes a full report on the recent NPC Pensioners’ Parliament in Blackpool. You can download a copy here.
NPC call lobby over care and pension for 4 November 2015
The NPC has called a national Lobby of Parliament for Wednesday 4 November 2015, with a rally in Committee Room 14, House of Commons from 1-3pm. There will be a range of speakers and government ministers will be invited to… See more ›
August Campaign! Bulletin now available
The August issue of the NPC’s Campaign! Bulletin is now available. The main article focuses on the ongoing and worsening crisis in social care following the government’s decision to delay the introduction of the care cap, underfunding of local authority… See more ›
What does the Emergency Budget mean for Britain’s pensioners?
On 8 July, Chancellor George Osborne delivered his Emergency Budget. Read all the key announcements that affect older people in this special NPC Budget Briefing. Download a copy here.
July Campaign! Bulletin out now
The July issue of the NPC’s Campaign! Bulletin is now available, with articles on the recent Pensioners’ Parliament, the latest poverty figures, cuts to social care budgets, the impact of the new pension freedoms and the launch of the NPC’s… See more ›
Age Audit 2015
There has been much written in recent years to suggest the UK is facing a ‘demographic timebomb’, caused by a growing number of older people with expensive health, care and pension needs. Whilst the ageing population is a fact in… See more ›
Pensioners’ Parliament 2015 Programme Released
The NPC has published the programme for this year’s three-day Pensioners’ Parliament in Blackpool, due to start on Tuesday 16 June. Speakers include Natalie Bennett (Green Party Leader), Dave Ward (CWU General Secretary), George McNamara (Alzheimer’s Society), David McCullough (Royal… See more ›
Speaking Out! Summer 2015 now available
The latest issue of the NPC’s Minority Elders’ newsletter, Speaking Out!, is now available covering the impact of austerity on black and minority elders, the need to link younger and older people together in campaigning, the latest on poverty among… See more ›
June’s Campaign! Bulletin now available
This month’s bulletin looks at the challenges facing the new pension minister, the problems associated with direct payments, the scale of poverty among older people, the problems associated with the new state pension and the recent Queen’s Speech. You can… See more ›