Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Draft of NK’s speech at a rally to celebrate the anniversary.
Working papers connected with surveys conducted by Mark Abrams for the Age Concern Institute of Gerontology, King's College London.
Correspondence with representatives of Help The Aged and the Charities Tax Reform Group on VAT on charities. Includes copies of correspondence between Nicholas Brown and John Marek [Treasury and economic affairs spokesmen].
Copies of correspondence between NK and Margaret Thatcher, then John Major, Prime Minister, research papers, press releases, extracts from Hansard etc on winter fuel payments to the elderly.
Cuttings, press releases and background papers on winter fuel payments to the elderly.
Briefings and reports on winter fuel payments to the elderly and social security issues.
Copies of correspondence between representatives of the National Concessionary Fuel Office, Kevin Barron [energy spokesman] and representatives of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on British Coal Corporation’s cash in lieu of concessionary coal scheme for retired miners.
LinkAge gave elderly people and children the opportunity to spend time together.
The University of the Third Age encourages mutual education of older people.
Third Age Clubs were established as social and educational centres for older people.
Letters from pensioners on their difficulties with social security and income support, with supporting briefs and papers "One Year On", on the results of the Social Security Act (1986), implemented in April 1988.
Briefings, reports and correspondence on winter fuel payments to the elderly and the Old and Cold campaign. Correspondents include: Robin Cook [health spokesman]; Peter Walker, Secretary of State for Energy.
A survey of older people in East London, studying the effects of longer life expectancy.
Comprising interview transcripts, completed questionnaires, field notes and letters.
Correspondence with Jack Jones, President of the Transport and General Workers’ Union (TGWU) Retired Members Associations, with supporting papers, on pension provision.
Correspondence on Labour’s policies for pensioners, including the Maxwell Pensioners [those affected by Robert Maxwell’s diversion of money from the Mirror Group pension fund].
Correspondence and briefings on pensions, including the Maxwell Pensioners [those affected by Robert Maxwell’s diversion of money from the Mirror Group pension fund], pensioners in Wales and options for equality in state pension age. Correspondents include Michael Meacher [social security spokesman].
Cuttings, briefings and background papers on pensions policy, including a draft press release from Michael Meacher, health and social security spokesman, on Labour’s housing finance rescue package.
Briefings and cuttings on pension provision, party policy and fuel poverty, including notes from the National Pensioners’ Convention.
Briefings and cuttings on pension provision and SERPS [State Earnings Related Pension Scheme], including texts of speeches by NK and material from the British Labour Group European information campaign for pensioners press conference.