Published in November 2011, the report examines how public spending cuts have affected a wide range of older people’s social care services in the capital.
On 14 January 2013, the Government published a White Paper outlining proposals to reform the State Pension into a single-tier State Pension.
The policy paper ‘Equality for older lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people in Europe’ is the first of its kind at European level.
On 23 November 2012, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) published a guide to home care and human rights. The Equality and Diversity Forum welcomed the publication.
The ESF-Age Network consists of public authorities from 16 EU-member states and regions.
In October 2012, Runnymede’s final Financial Inclusion report was published: ‘A Sense of Place – Retirement Decisions among Older Black and Minority Ethnic People’.
The ban on age discrimination in the provision of services came into force on 1 October 2012.
‘Delivering the Equality Duty. Age matters in public services’ was published by Age UK in October 2011.
The Government Equalities Office provides a range of guidance to support the implementation of the age discrimination ban that commenced on 1 October 2012.
‘Getting off lightly or feeling the pinch? A human rights and equality impact assessment of the spending cuts on older women in Coventry’ was published in July 2012.