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Dignity Action Day 2022 - Webinar Agenda

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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AGENDA - NPC Dignity Action Day Webinar - 1st Feb 2022
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