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Posts Tagged: Older people
After last June’s manifesto debacle, the temptation is to abandon all hope of reform altogether. But doing nothing is not an option.
A dignified old age should be a key legacy of the current Conservative government – here’s how we could make it a reality for everyone.
Well in excess of a million older people and disabled people are being denied the basic care they need to get on with their lives.
In an era when it is harder for young people to buy a house, or even just to pay rent, it makes sense to direct more help to them than older people who already have one.
New figures show that even a sizeable chunk of Generation Rent is reliant on parental help to pay the bills. This cannot go on forever.
We have allowed our enemies to infiltrate almost every power centre that matters and delegitimise our very existence.
Garvan Walshe: The Taylor review is a distraction. The real problem facing Britain is that our Welfare State is bust.
Uncomfortable though it is to admit, we run our public finances like a Ponzi scheme. The only way out of this mess is to improve our terrible productivity.
Kieron O’Hara: Seven ways to reach younger voters. Including, as May is doing today, reaching out to other parties.
If the Conservatives spoke a progressive alliance, and meant it, they might be able to make some progress – and break down virulent anti-Toryism.
Unless the Conservatives can deliver a fairer deal between the generations, a majority may be forever out of reach.
Today’s choice is between a woman who has grasped the scale and sweep of Brexit, and a man who has spent his entire career cuddling up to Britain’s enemies.
Corbyn isn’t some misguided but well-meaning old man, but a deeply committed socialist intent on crashing our economy.
In these last few campaigning days, May must spell out what the choice means for your wallet, purse and savings
As we write, the Conservatives are still set for a win on Thursday, but there is risk of further slippage – unless key voters can be persuaded that Corbyn will crash the car.
Whilst policy-wonks like to describe the differences in public spending on the old and young as an “injustice”, that’s not how thrifty pensioners see it.
Retail – and why the Conservatives should turn their focus to how Corbyn would plunder your purse, wallet and savings
May has a campaign for the country. She must complement it, as best she can, with one for you and your family.