Over recent weeks there has been significant speculation in the media about the future of the State Pension Triple Lock.
In the UK, domestic transport emits more carbon than any other sector. To put this poor performance in context, while emissions from the 'energy supply' sector have fallen by 62 per cent since 1990, emissions from transport have fallen by just three per cent. The good news is that the government has recognised this and resolved to act.
A charity has criticised the BBC for sending out 'long and complex' letters to the over-75s about its new TV licence scheme.
3.7 million UK pensioners over 75 will have to pay for their TV licence from 1 August
The NPC is backing the petition by campaign group We Own It calling on the House of Lords to step up now and protect our NHS in legislation in the trade bill.