Campaigning for environmental and social justice in Brent and beyond
Thursday, 17 September 2015
Pensioners fight back: Hands Off Universal Benefits!
The National Pensioners Convention is campaigning to preserve universal benefits in the context of explaining that older people rather than a 'burden on society' make a positive contribution.
CAMPAIGN TO DEFEND UNIVERSAL PENSIONER BENEFITS SUCH AS THE BUS PASS AND WINTER FUEL ALLOWANCE. SIGN THE PETITION HERE
NPC’s Fair Care campaign will raise the arguments in favour of a
National Care Service funded through general taxation, like the NHS. The
campaign will also call for improved standards, better training and pay
for care staff and the introduction of a Dignity Code to give rights to
all older people in receipt of care.
involved in the NPC’s ongoing Rights in Retirement Campaign for decent
state pensions, proper care and an end to fuel poverty.
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The Convention has published a guide to the new pension arrangements. The order form is here: