New Health and Social Care newsletter now available
The latest edition of the Health and Social Care Working Party’s regular newsletter is now available to download. Articles include an update on the Care Act, delayed discharges, medical examiners in the Coroner’s Office, inequality in mental health services and… See more ›
Energy review misses the point
Ofgem’s so-called “shake-up” of the energy market has done very little to address the real problem facing older people in Britain. Every year, tens of thousands of pensioners die needlessly from cold related illnesses – largely due to the fact… See more ›
Equalisation and Acceleration in the State Pension Age
This briefing explains the issue affecting the group of women born in the early 1950s who have seen their State Pension Age (SPA) increase twice, without due notification, and also explores the various pieces of legislation that will have a… See more ›
NPC submission to the Cridland Review of State Pension Age
Under the Pensions Act 2014, the Government now has the ability to review the State Pension Age (SPA) every five years. The first of these reviews is being conducting by former CBI director, John Cridland and is expected to report… See more ›
New briefing on derived and inherited entitlement to a state pension
The rules covering derived and inherited rights to a state pension for spouses, widow(er)s, those who are divorced or whose civil partnership has been dissolved are extremely complicated. This expert briefing provides all the details. You can download a copy… See more ›
Implications of the EU referendum result
The NPC has produced a short briefing which outlines some of the immediate issues that arise from the recent EU referendum result. More information will be known as things become clearer over the coming weeks and months and the Convention… See more ›
Special Health and Social Care newsletter now available
A special 8-page edition of the NPC’s Health and Social Care Working Party’s newsletter is available now to download here.
Pensioners’ Parliament Programme 2016
The programme for next week’s annual NPC Pensioners’ Parliament in Blackpool is now available to download here. Guest speakers include Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell MP, John Hilary, Director of War on Want and Dot Gibson, NPC General Secretary. Tickets for… See more ›
NPC finally meets Minister for Pensions, Baroness Ros Altmann
After 9 months of requesting, the NPC finally met the new Minister for Pensions. You can read a report of the meeting here.
NPC Budget Briefing March 2016
On March 16 the Chancellor delivered his latest Budget Statement. Find out how the measures included could affect you. Download the NPC Budget Briefing here.