Tags: "Winter Fuel Payments"


Don’t go cold on Winter Fuel Payments

Don’t go cold on Winter Fuel Payments

With thousands of older people dying unnecessarily each winter because of cold homes, it’s good that this issue is finally getting some attention.

October 25, 2013 ×


Winter fuel

Winter fuel: pay-back time?

Iain Duncan Smith wants wealthier pensioners to pay back their winter fuel allowances.

April 29, 2013 ×


Cold Enough Excess Winter Deaths Winter Fuel Payments and the UKs problem with the cold

Cold Enough

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.

March 27, 2013 ×


Winter Fuel Discontents

Winter fuel discontents

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

January 3, 2013 ×


Older Peoples Spending Whats in a label

Older People’s Spending: What’s in a label?

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 […]

September 28, 2012 ×

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