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Updates on Our Campaign

Following our campaign and age friendly manifesto, the following actions have been taken including questions and recommendations from the new  GLA Assembly The report, ‘Mind the digital gap: older Londoners and internet use during the pandemic’ was launched today. On a different note, you may be interested to know that the London Assembly has published a motion in support of an Age-friendly London: https://www.london.gov.uk/motions/london-age-friendly-city There have been a large number of written questions submitted by Assembly Members to the…

Update on Progress Regarding the Mayor and GLA

Age Friendly London plans the joint age reps on the London Equality, Diversity and Inclusion advisory board, including the Chair of PAiL requested a meeting with the Deputy Mayor for Equalities – Debbie  Weekes- Bernard to talk about how the GLA intend to progress towards an Age Friendly London and How older people will be included in its development and implementation. The meeting is on 26th July and these are the questions we are raising: Our key…

QUESTION, CLLR. WORRALL: NATIONAL RAILCARD PANDEMIC COMPENSATION

At the meeting of WMTDC on 27 May, I asked whether TfWM would lobby the organisers of the national railcard scheme (the Rail Delivery Group), with a view to them compensating railcard holders for pandemic-related loss of discounted rail travel opportunities, by extending the validity of senior, disabled and young persons’ railcards beyond their current expiry dates by the amount of time lost to would-be users as a result of the Covid-19 restrictions on travel….

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