Grey Pride's Blog Posts Tagged 'People' (7)

Margot James MP supports the call for a Minister for Older People

Margot James MP is supporting our application for a motion calling for a dedicated Minister for Older People to be appointed.

 

On her blog todaythe MP for Stourbridge says

“It is essential that older people are represented across Government, a…

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Added by Grey Pride on April 17, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments

New Video - Hear what the Grey Pride brigade had to say when they handed in our petition

Following 137,000 people signing our Grey Pride petition, a delegation went to 10 Downing Street on Monday 28 November to formally call for a Minister for Older People.

 

Some of the campaign supporters who went along gave interviews to help raise awareness and press home the urgent need to ensure older people’s issues…

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Added by Grey Pride on January 11, 2012 at 9:30 — No Comments

Older People’s Minister vs. Commissioner?

In the Telegraph an article entitled: “Coalition considers Joan Bakewell's plan for elderly 'tsar'” proclaims that the Coalition are considering whether a commissioner dedicated to protecting older people should be appointed in England.

 

“Baroness…

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Added by Grey Pride on December 1, 2011 at 14:00 — 2 Comments

Grey Pride petition delivered to 10 Downing Street on Grey Pride Day!

This morning a Grey Pride brigade has delivered our petition calling for a dedicated Minister for Older People to Downing Street!

 

Campaigners, including Esther Rantzen and led by older people’s charity Anchor, visited Number 10 to hand over the 137,000-strong petition in a bid to persuade the Government to appoint a Minister and give older people a voice.…

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Added by Grey Pride on November 28, 2011 at 10:30 — 5 Comments

Grey Pride 137,000 strong and a hot topic on Twitter!

Grey Priders we are thrilled to announce that we have over 137,000 signatures on the petition…and we haven’t finished counting yet!

 

A massive thank you to everyone who updated their Facebook and Twitter profiles yesterday to share our messages as part of the…

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Added by Grey Pride on November 22, 2011 at 13:00 — No Comments

First Commissioner for Older People appointed in Northern Ireland!

Brilliant news for older people this week as Claire Keatinge has been appointed the first Commissioner for Older People in Northern Ireland.

 

 The need for…

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Added by Grey Pride on October 5, 2011 at 10:00 — No Comments

Grey Pride Hits Parliament!

More great news for all Grey Priders, as our campaign to appoint a Minister for Older People was discussed in Parliament on Tuesday for the first time!

 

Tracey Crouch MP, who secured the Westminster Hall debate on older people's issues, opened her speech by calling for a Minister for Older People, telling MPs of her "strong support for the campaign to appoint a Minister for Older…

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Added by Grey Pride on September 8, 2011 at 16:00 — 1 Comment

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