NPC Dignity Action Day Webinar –
11am, Tuesday, 1st February 2022
‘The Perfect Storm Behind Pensioner Poverty’
Do we need more joined-up thinking on policy decisions to end the financial, health and emotional misery facing millions of our oldest & most vulnerable?
To attend this important webinar and pose your own questions to the panel, register in advance for the webinar by clicking on the below link:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
You can also watch the Webinar on the NPC YouTube channel:
11.00 – Welcome – Jan Shortt, NPC General Secretary
Webinar Host Jonathan Safir explains the format
11.05 – Jan Shortt - Introduces Guest Speakers & Discussion Issues.
Outlines the theme and questions behind today’s webinar.
11.15 - Karin Smyth MP,Shadow Minister for Health and Social Care
The crisis in care & multiple pressures on pensioners.
11.30 - Questions
11.35 - Tom Selby, Head of Retirement Policy, at AJ Bell
The real cost of the ‘triple lock’ suspension for pensioners.
11.50 - Questions
11.55 - Lord Prem Sikka,Professor of Accounting, University of Sheffield.
The end of the energy price cap and pensioner poverty.
12.10 - Questions
12.15 - Morgan Vine, Head of Policy & Influencing, Independent Age.
Their findings on ‘Poverty in Later Life,’ and on the lack of bereavement
support, and health and access to treatment.
12.30 - Questions
12.45/1PM – Jan Shortt concludes the event and thanks everyone.
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