Updated: Jun 18
The virtual NPC Annual Convention commences with the traditional opening rally, but in a new online format.
June 8 - 10:30am - 12:00 noon
Annual Convention Opening Rally
See the programme and details of the speakers below.
If you enjoyed the webinar and would like to give a donation or purchase some NPC booklets go to the NPC shop
Chair & Speakers
Ron Douglas - President, National Pensioners Convention
Gail Cartmail - President, TUC & Assistant General Secretary, Unite The Union
‘NPC – the pensioners’ champion.’ The TUC President discusses the important role of the NPC in fighting for the rights of older people, and the need for intergenerational co-operation to protect pensioners’ rights.
Jackie Killeen - Director of Compliance, Equality & Human Rights Commission
‘Age & The Equality Act – Defending Your Human Rights.’ The EHRC Director will discuss how the pandemic highlighted endemic ageism in society, and what legal rights older people have to defend themselves.
Rosa Curling & Cori Crider - Directors, Foxglove Data Watch
‘The NHS Digital data ‘scrape’ – a plea for a public consultation.’ The data watchdog directors will outline fears over NHS Digital’s plan to extract all personal health records from GP’s, with hardly any consultation or publicity – and what the dangers are in them doing so. (The last date anyone can opt-out of the data extraction - online only - is 23 June).
Jan Shortt - General Secretary, National Pensioners Convention