Reports and Campaigns
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13 February 2013
Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt would like to have us believe that he's a hero of the elderly. He has announced plans that will supposedly tackle the scandal of people having to sell their houses
9 January 2013
Happy New Year to NHS staff, patients and campaigners everywhere! Sadly, greetings cannot be extended to health minister Norman Lamb
17 October 2012
Care arrangements for elderly relatives are now a major issue for families. Here is my experience, writes Pete McNally, Worcester.
19 September 2012
The Socialist Party has put its full support behind the campaign of Hampshire Unison to prevent the closure of three elderly residential care homes
25 July 2012
Bristol council has announced that eight care homes will close across the city, displacing over 200 residents and costing the jobs of over 300 dedicated staff.
18 July 2012
Acute poverty and loneliness face many pensioners in Britain. This programme asked four pensionable age 'celebrities' to stay with four `ordinary` pensioners in their homes
18 July 2012
The Con-Dem government white paper on adult social care funding in England represents a further blow to elderly and disabled people requiring financial support
13 June 2012
Tory communities minister, Eric Pickles, has called for an "end to the blame game", announcing his new tough approach towards problem families: apparently, its time for people to stop blaming others and accept responsibility for any difficulties they face, writes Sue Powell.
11 April 2012
Open the books!: Nearly one-in-four books sold in Britain are bought from Amazon.co.uk - the company has made £7.6 billion of sales here in the last three years...
6 February 2012
Up to 100 disabled service users, staff, carers and anti-cuts campaigners marched through Chatham on Saturday 4 February
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