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All-party parliamentary group on Ageing and older people

Age UK provides the secretariat for the all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on Ageing and older people.

The APPG works to engage with the political and legislative issues before parliament affecting people in later life. The group covers a wide range of issues from housing and transport to health and social care.

If you are an MP, peer or someone interested in observing the work of the group, please contact Rachael Chrisp, Secretariat to the APPG Ageing and older people, at rachael.chrisp@ageuk.org.uk or 0203 03 31614.

Work programme for next 6 months

The APPG for Ageing and older people have agreed the following work programme for the next six months:

Ageing alone: combating loneliness in later life (Monday, 8 February 2016)

Tying in with Age UK’s current campaign No one should have no one, looking at the latest research on loneliness and how local authorities and local communities are addressing it.

Chair: Nusrat Ghani MP

Housing our ageing population (Monday, 14 March 2016)

Addressing housing options for older people, linking into Care and Repair’s 2015 report, Making the case (for integrated info & advice for older people)', a report that brings together housing and care options and related financial advice for older people.

Chair: Baroness Greengross

Integration and devolution: How does it affect older people? (Monday, 9 May 2016)

Looking at the experience of Greater Manchester, how well health and social care provision work together, and looking at democratic accountability in the newly devolved systems and integrated care pilots.

Chair: Baroness Jolly

Supporting older carers and employment (Monday, 20 June 2016

A meeting to look at older workers with care responsibilities, their labour market transitions and barriers to staying in or returning to work.

Chair: Nusrat Ghani MP

Want to attend?

If you are interested in finding out more about any of these meetings, please contact Rachael Chrisp, Secretariat to the APPG Ageing and older people, at rachael.chrisp@ageuk.org.uk or 0203 03 31614.

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