Month: June 2021

Pensioner Poverty Increase in the UK Based on the Latest Households Below Average Income (HBAI) Statistics Result

Based on a new analysis of the Households Below Average Income (HBAI) statistics,  it shows that pensioner poverty is increasing in the UK but particularly in London –  London is rising faster than any other region and has by far the highest rate of pensioner poverty, at 25%. This has increased by  7% since 2012 – 2014. We know how badly off most older people especially pensioners are, with the lowest state pension rates in Western…

Is recovery in London going to be Age-Friendly?

Building back better is the watchword for recovery in London. London Boroughs’ performance during the pandemic was on the whole exemplary – providing much needed support for older people, working in partnership with the community and innovating in real time. But now we are beyond the worst, are London Boroughs taking older people’s needs into account as they produce plans for recovery? PAiL asked all London Boroughs for information earlier this year about how they…

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