Hi, take a read of this. Here are a few facts for you, which destroy the Tory rant that an ever aging population is a major problem, it is not. The annual cost of delivering…Continue
Started Dec 5, 2012
Millions of elderly people are living in poverty in Britain today because The basic State pension is simply too low at £97.65p a week, and you young people have got this hardship to come when they…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Thompson Nov 3, 2012.
In Chancellor George Osborne’s recent budget Statement, Mr Osborne, said this, and I quote. "We will also address the rising costs of an ageing population, and the burden this places on future…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Thompson Nov 1, 2012.
Started Jan 17, 2012
Hi, for those on here truly concerned about the elderly, please go to my website which is dedicated to how badly Britain's pensioners have been treated since Thatcher in the 80's, and Governments since, my site is free to join, and free to comment on all postings http://pvc322.forumotion.co.uk
and I would welcome comments about my site. Thank you.
Posted on January 22, 2013 at 13:04 — 10 Comments
As far as pensioners groups are concerned, there is The National Pensioners Convention.
Age/UK/ Help the aged/ and Grey Pride/.
The National Pensioners Convention which Im a member of, never ever gets featured on the BBC.
The group have huge meetings in Brighton and Blackpool every year. The BBC media rarely give it full coverage.
What the plight of our elderly people need, is the full support of the entire country of 60 million…Continue
Posted on November 29, 2012 at 11:21
Europe shames Britain on care for the elderly as we rank 17th out of 20 in list of money spent on our elders, says this article.
Successive governments have betrayed Britain’s pensioners by spending less on social care for the elderly than almost any other country in Europe.
Research which campaigners say ‘should…Continue
Posted on January 10, 2012 at 14:30 — 1 Comment
“”Nine elderly people died every hour from cold-related
illnesses last winter against a background of soaring energy bills.
Official figures show the number of deaths linked to cold over the four-month
25,400 in England and Wales, plus 2,760 in Scotland.
Charities and energy company critics claim the UK has the highest winter death
rate in northern Europe, even worse than much colder countries…
Posted on November 26, 2011 at 23:42 — 1 Comment