It is with great sadness that the NPC reports the death of Joe Harris on Monday 16th February. Joe was the general secretary of the NPC from 2001 until 2009, and had a key role in developing the organisation and… See more ›
February’s Campaign! Bulletin now available
February’s Campaign! Bulletin features articles on Dignity Action Day, the problems associated with cashing in pension pots, risks of electrical hazards in older people’s homes and how lack of access to new technology can lead to fuel poverty. You can… See more ›
Latest Health Newsletter 2015
The latest newsletter produced by the NPC’s Health Working Party is now available. This edition looks at loneliness, advocacy services, new rules governing home care and reports from around the regions. You can view or download a copy here.
January’s Campaign Bulletin now available
January’s Campaign! Bulletin features articles on the forthcoming NPC action on dignity, the latest on the crisis in home care services, recommendations to replace CPI with CPIH (to include housing costs), cuts to meals on wheels services and the future… See more ›
What the Autumn Statement means for you
On 3 December 2014, the Chancellor gave his Autumn Statement. Whilst very little in the actual speech related to older people, there were a number of interesting items covered in the accompanying paperwork. You can read the NPC’s briefing on… See more ›
December’s Campaign Bulletin now available
December’s Campaign! Bulletin features articles on the recent NPC lobby of Parliament, excess winter deaths, life expectancy, malnutrition and cuts to the meals of wheels service and the latest attack on older people’s pensions by the Economist magazine. You can… See more ›
November Campaign Bulletin now available
November’s Campaign! Bulletin features articles on the state pension, new rules on who is eligible for social care, fuel poverty, the rise of equity release and crime and older people. You can download a copy here or print off a… See more ›
Latest NPC Women’s Network Exchange Newsletter
The latest edition of the NPC’s Women’s Working Party newsletter: Women’s Network Exchange is published featuring articles on the working party’s meeting at this year’s Pensioners’ Parliament, the problems caused by zero-hour contracts, the NHS and the recent Jarrow march… See more ›
Better Public Transport Conference Report
A report of the recent NPC Conference in September on the issue of Better Public Transport is now available to download here.
Speaking Out! Winter 2014 bulletin now available
The NPC’s Minority Elders’ Committee has produced its latest bulletin, Speaking Out! It covers issues such as housing, diabetes and universal benefits. You can download a copy here.