In 2016, the Mayor’s Design Advisory Group published ‘Ageing London: How do we create a world-class city to grow old in?’
Case No: CO/1822/2015 Date 6 November 2015 Link to judgement http://www.bailii.org/cgi-bin/markup.cgi?doc=/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2015/3193.html&query=%27public+sector+equality+duty%27&method=boolean Discrimination grounds Disability and age Summary of case This was a challenge to the council tax rules adopted by the London Borough of Havering (LBH) by a disabled man. The claimant is a man of 55. He lives with his wife and adult son. …
Date 07 April 2014 Link to judgment http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2014/1027.html Discrimination grounds Age, disability and race Summary of case This was a judicial review to challenge the council’s decision to revoke a London soup kitchen’s licence to operate in an authority-owned car park. Christian Kitchen is a registered charity whose trustees organise a soup kitchen which has …
‘Older people and complaints about health care’ was published by the Parliamentary and Health Service
Ombudsman in December 2015.
‘Understanding Retirement Journeys: Expectations vs reality’ was published in December 2015.
On 4 November 2015, the Equality and Diversity Forum Research Network held a seminar exploring issues of intergeneration fairness that was attended by approximately 40 people from research, policy and voluntary sectors.
In October 2015, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published its response to the questionnaire on the effectiveness of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA).
Published by three think tanks from across the political spectrum, ‘The Generation Game’ calls for radical new measures to tackle the challenges of an ageing population.
Age International’s third Global AgeWatch Index measures the quality of life of older people around the world in 96 countries.
The government is about to decide how much money will be spent on care over the next five years. Please sign Age UK’s Don’t Cut Care petition and make this a priority for the Chancellor, George Osborne.