Pensions and the Ageing Society

Angela Eagle MP, Former minister for Pensions and the Ageing society Angela previously served as Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury from July 2007. Prior to this she has been Parliamentary Under- Secretary of State for the Home Office (2001-02); the Department of Social Security (1998-01); the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (Minister [...]

How councils are planning for an ageing population

Many areas of the UK are in need of two things - family housing and jobs for local people. Carl Dyer, national head of planning at law firm Irwin Mitchell, thinks he has a simple, albeit maybe counterintuitive, solution: providing housing for the elderly.   "It's incredibly efficient in planning terms," Dyer explains. "Care homes [...]