With thousands of older people dying unnecessarily each winter because of cold homes, it’s good that this issue is finally getting some attention.
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Iain Duncan Smith wants wealthier pensioners to pay back their winter fuel allowances.
The government could do much more to tackle excess winter deaths and cold-related illness, joining up the work of the four government departments that address these issues.
A coalition of Liberal Democrats – the think tank CentreForum and the former Liberal Democrat Care Minister Paul Burstow – have called for the means testing of Winter Fuel Payments
With the population ageing, we often hear grandiose statements about the need to reshape the welfare state or transform health and social care. But, how society performs at adapting to population ageing will really come down to the behaviour of individual older people and the daily choices they make about […]