MEDIA

MEDIA ENQUIRIES:

The Director of Silver Voices, Dennis Reed, can be contacted for comment on any issue impacting older people by emailing dennis.reed@silvervoices.co.uk. Silver Voices is the only independent, UK-wide membership organisation representing older people, and our membership numbers and influence are growing fast.

  RECENT MEDIA  ACTION

 

 

 

 

RECENT SILVER VOICES QUOTES/ MENTIONS IN NATIONAL MEDIA

11/6/24: Daily Mail: Ageism and Lack of Action by EHRC: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-13516773/Equality-watchdog-ignoring-institutional-ageism-NHS-favour-sex-race-trans-issues-charity-claims.html 

11/6/24: Daily Express: Liberal Democrats and Health and Social Care: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1909343/ed-davey-liberal-democrats-brexit-EU 

10/6/24: Daily Express: Parties Must Sort Out Social Care: https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily-express/20240610/281655375226199 

7/6/24: Daily Mail: Doctor Will See You Now: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-13506229/GPs-plan-protest-seeing-patients-face-face.html 

7/6/24: Daily Telegraph: GPs Action on Face to Face Appointments: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2024/06/06/gps-patients-face-to-face-bm-action/  

5/6/24: Daily Mail: Ratios of GPs to Admin. Staff in Practices: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-13467155/Receptionists-outnumber-GPs-90-surgeries-Shock-analysis-reveals-one-practice-22-backroom-staff-one-doctor-bad-situation-waiting-room.html 

5/6/24: Daily Express: Social Care Spread and Comment Column from Dennis Reed: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1907333/Social-care-general-election-Tories-Labour-Lib-Dems 

4/6/24: Daily Mail: Surge in Private Hospital Treatment: https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily-mail/20240604/282462829065513 

31/5/24: Radio Sussex Interview: Digital Voice

30/5/24: Daily Express: Social Care Reforms: https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily-express/20240530/281578065792990 

29/5/24: Daily Express: Labour and Tax Allowances: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1904651/millions-of-pensioners-worse-off-under-labour 

28/5/24: Interviews on LBC and Talk TV on Future of State Pensions

28/5/24: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Age-Related Personal Tax Allowance Promise: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1904189/Pensioners-tax-cut-triple-lock-Rishi-Sunak-general-election-cost-of-living 

20/5/24: BBC Online: Delay to Switchover Timetable: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/c5119g5z4q5o 

20/5/24: Mail Online: BT Delays Digital Voice: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13432989/BT-axe-ludicrous-digital-landline-switchover-deadline-vulnerable-customers-left-isolated-unable-call-emergency-services.html 

20/5/24: Daily Mail: Royal Mail and Second Class Post: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13436691/Fears-future-second-class-Royal-Mail-deliveries-growing-amid-proposed-3-5-billion-takeover-postal-service.html 

19/5/24: Sunday Express: Ageism in Sport (no link available)

18/5/24: Radio 4 Today: Royal Mail Sale

17/5/24: Daily Mail Front Page Story: Royal Mail Sale: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13427779/kemi-badenoch-royal-mail-5-billion-sale-warning.html 

16/5/24: Daily Express: Private Pension Pots (Dennis Reed Opinion Column to go with Front Page Story): https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1899587/private-pension-pots-comment-dennis-reed-silver-voices 

14/5/24: Daily Express: Conspiracy of Silence over Social Care: https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily-express/20240514/281792814125710 

9/5/24: Daily Mail: Digital Voice and Sheltered Housing: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13392045/Retirement-home-residents-hundreds-pounds-charges-digital-landline-switchover-emergency-alarm.html 

8/5/24: Daily Mail: Probate Delays: https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/bills/article-13392485/Grieving-relatives-face-long-waits-hold-probate-office-helpline-hours-cut.html

5/5/24: Sunday Express: Older People and Tax Threshold: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1895657/huge-majority-backs-increased-tax-threshold-for-pensioners 

29/4/24: Daily Mail: Family Doctors: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-13360291/End-family-doctor-half-patients-GP.html 

28/4/24: Daily Mirror: Labour Pledge on Triple Lock: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/keir-starmer-gives-update-future-32688122 

28/4/24: The Sun: Costa Coffee and Hospitals: https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/27561744/costa-coffee-blasted-unacceptable-price-hikes-hospital/ 

26/4/24: i Newspaper: Single Pensioners: https://inews.co.uk/inews-lifestyle/money/pensions-and-retirement/panic-single-pensioners-struggling-afford-bills-3023988

23/4/24: LBC Interview Iain Dale Show: Age Discrimination

23/4/24: i Newspaper: Passport Applications: https://inews.co.uk/inews-lifestyle/money/bills/thousands-overpaying-new-passports-rule-elderly-3017805?ico=related_stories 

22/4/24: Daily Mail: NHS App: https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily-mail/20240422/281762749310831 

19/4/24: Daily Telegraph: Rise in Dental Insurance: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2024/04/18/dental-insurance-at-record-levels-as-nhs-in-crisis/ 

16/4/24: Daily Mail: Landlines and Continuing Uncertainty: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13314051/Pensioners-vulnerable-customers-digital-landline-switchover-telecoms-bosses-broadband.html 

13/4/24: Daily Express: Dennis Reed Opinion Column on Age UK Blueprint (no link available)

12/4/24: Daily Express: Labour and Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1887791/keir-starmer-triple-lock-pensions-labour-manifesto 

12/4/24: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Triple Lock Shortfalls: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1887492/State-pension-triple-lock-increase-shortfall-inflation-earnings

11/4/24: Daily Mirror: Labour and Buses: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/labour-plans-save-up-1300-32557142

10/4/24: Daily Express: Labour Adviser and Ageist Remarks: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1886855/Labour-pensioner-tax-advisor-codgers

9/4/24: inews: Growing Gap Between Old and New State Pensions: https://inews.co.uk/inews-lifestyle/money/pensions-and-retirement/older-retirees-triple-lock-widens-state-pension-gap-2996772 

8/4/24: Daily Mail: France Fines for GP Non-Attendance: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-13284423/France-FINE-patients-miss-GP-appointments-4-30-bid-free-millions-slots.html

8/4/24: Daily Express: Victory for Landlines Campaign: https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily-express/20240408/282007562417721

8/4/24: Daily Express: Triple Lock Increase: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1885848/Pensioners-state-pension-triple-lock-Jeremy-Hunt

4/4/24: The Sun: GPs. Patients Asked to Bring Batteries: https://www.thesun.co.uk/health/27121347/gp-surgery-kent-patients-batteries/ 

3/4/24: Daily Mail: Access to GPs: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-13267579/GP-crisis-appointment-difficult-practice-interactive-map.html 

2/4/24: Daily Express: Two Tier State Pension Growing Gap: https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily-express/20240402/281513641166028

2/4/24: Daily Mail: Long Waits for GPs: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-13259133/patients-wait-month-GP-appointment-map-graphs.html

29/3/24: Daily Express: Triple Lock Wiped Out by Tax Rises: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1882749/Pensions-Triple-lock-Jeremy-Hunt-Budget-National-Insurance-Tax-Dennis-Reed-Age-UK 

28/3/24: Daily Express: National Insurance and Silver Voices Survey: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1882366/Pensioners-Pensions-Dennis-Reed-Jeremy-Hunt

27/3/24: Daily Express: Sunak and Triple lock Promise: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1881954/Triple-Lock-manifesto-promise 

27/3/24: Daily Telegraph (Front Page Story): NHs Dissatisfaction Levels: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2024/03/27/nhs-satisfaction-lowest-british-social-attitudes-survey/

25/3/24: Daily Express: Chancellor Triple Lock Manifesto Promise; https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1881157/chancellor-jeremy-hunt-pension-triple-lock-labour-general-election  

24/3/24: Sunday Mail: Shingles Jabs and Age Discrimination:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13231539/nhs-reported-watchdog-shingles-campaginer-discriminatory-vaccine.html

23/3/24: Daily Express: Triple Lock and Labour: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1880607/Keir-Starmer-triple-lock

22/3/24: Daily Express Front Page Story: WASPI Compensation: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1880261/waspi-women-compensation 

21/3/24: Daily Express: Triple Lock: Comment Column Dennis Reed: Tory triple lock manifesto promise is a great first election shot | Express Comment | Comment | Express.co.uk

21/3/24: Daily Express Front Page Story: Tories Triple Lock Promise: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1879818/pension-triple-lock-saved  

21/3/24: Daily Mirror: Triple Lock: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/pensioners-give-jeremy-hunt-election-32399259 

21/3/24: Daily Express: Mel Stride and Snooping Powers: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1879856/Pensioners-snooping-fraud-mel-stride-benefits

20/3/24: Daily Express and Daily Mail: HMRC to Close Telephone Lines: 

https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1879349/HMRC-phone-line-closed-six-months

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13216993/Pensioners-ask-HMRC-phone-line-summer-shutdown-kind-sick-joke-amid-fears-millions-left-high-dry.html 

17/3/24: BBC1 Laura Kuenssberg: Quote on Means-Tested Pensions and National Insurance

16/3/24: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Hunt, State Pensions and National Insurance: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1878083/Jeremy-Hunt-tax-pensioners-triple-lock 

13/3/24: Daily Mail: Insurance Tax: https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/mailplus/article-13188871/The-8-2bn-stealth-tax-family-Britain-paying.html 

8/3/24: Daily Express: Opinion Column from Dennis Reed on Budget: https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1874861/budget-stunning-miscalculation-chancellor-dennis-reed

8/3/24: Daily Express: Hunt and Pensioners: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/money/other/jeremy-hunt-ive-done-an-enormous-amount-to-help-pensioners/ar-BB1jvcRd

8/3/24: Daily Mail: NHS and AI: 

https://www.msn.com/en-ca/health/other/outrage-over-creepy-plans-for-ai-to-listen-in-to-your-nhs-appointments-and-automatically-generate-notes/ar-BB1jxn8F  

8/3/24: Daily Mail: NHS App Concerns: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-13172943/NHS-app-start-tracking-steps-Britain-Big-Brother.html 

8/3/24: Daily Mirror: Budget and Pensioners (Front Page Story): https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/pensioners-biggest-losers-jeremy-hunts-32294776

7/3/24: ITV Tonight: Online Britain/Digital Exclusion

7/3/24: Daily Telegraph: Victory on Online GP Appointments: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2024/03/06/gp-forced-patients-book-appointments-phone-nhs-contract/ 

6/3/24: LBC Live Budget Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0Rc69vcS9k

6/3/24: Daily Express and Daily Mail: Pre-Budget Comment (also mention on Radio 4 Today)

https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1873996/Pensioners-budget-National-Insurance-tax 

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13161385/jeremy-hunt-national-insurance-cut-budget.html 

5/3/24: BBC Radio Sussex Interview: Digital Voice

4/3/24: Daily Express: Comment Column from Dennis Reed on Budget 2024: https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1873525/Triple-Lock-Budget-Silver-Voices 

4/3/24: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Budget: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1873237/Jeremy-Hunt-Budget-Personal-Taxes 

3/3/24: Daily Mail: Self-Check Ins at Accident and Emergency: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-13150125/A-E-patients-wade-14-PAGES-touch-screen-questions-asked-losing-lots-blood.html 

3/3/24: Sunday Express (Front Page Story): Budget and the Grey Vote: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1873070/Fury-over-Budget-threat-to-ignore-pensioners 

3/3/24: Sunday Mail: Shingles Jabs: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-13149465/nhs-shingles-vaccine-discrimination.html 

1/3/24: Daily Mail: GP Same Day Appointment Experiment: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13143599/Health-service-initiative-offers-patients-chance-GP-day-one-15-chance-actually-seeing-doctor.html 

29/2/24: Guardian: TV Licence Prosecutions: https://www.theguardian.com/media/2024/feb/29/tv-licence-fee-scandal-1000-people-week-casually-criminalised?ref=biztoc.com 

29/2/24: Daily Telegraph: GP Same Day Appointment Experiment: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2024/02/28/patients-little-chance-see-gp-in-nhs-same-day-acccess-plan/ 

28/2/24: Daily Mail: A&E Waits: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-13135589/England-12-hour-waits-AE-quietest-UK-worst-queues.htm 

27/2/24: Daily Express: Driving Tests for Over-65s: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1871128/over-65-driving-test-petition-failure 

27/2/24: Daily Mail: Cancer Survival Research: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-13127193/Elderly-patients-denied-life-saving-cancer-care-NHS-major-study-warns.html 

24/2/24: Daily Mail: NHS Chiefs Pay Rises:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13120025/NHS-chiefs-pay-rise-strike.html

21/2/24: Daily Express: Triple Lock Labour Pledge: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1868856/Labour-triple-lock-pensions-policy-warning 

20/2/24: Daily Mail: Government Response to Digital Voice Petition: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13103531/Governments-refusal-telecoms-firms-forced-digital-phone-line-rollout-disdainful-pensioners.html 

20/2/24: Daily Express: Halt State Pension Age Rise to 67: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1868400/State-pension-age-hike-must-be-paused 

17/2/24: Daily Telegraph (Front Page Story): Overseas Dentists: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2024/02/16/foreign-dentists-allowed-work-uk-without-qualifications/ 

16/2/24: Daily Telegraph (Front Page Story): Four Week Waits for GPs: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/four-week-waits-for-gp-appointment-at-record-high-nhs-figures-show/ar-BB1illIY 

14/2/24: Daily Mail: No Work for Locum GPs: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-13079007/The-locum-GP-wont-Freelance-doctors-charge-850-shift-work-wait-weeks-appointment.html 

13/2/24: Sky News: Debate on Kay Burley Show: State Pension Age (available on Facebook and Twitter)

10/2/24: Talk TV: Peter Cardwell: Future of State Pension (available on YouTube)

5/2/24: Daily Express (including comment column from Dennis Reed): DWP Snooping Powers: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1863162/Pensioners-snooping-digital-freedom 

2/2/24: Daily Mail: Landlines Petition Reaches Target: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13029315/Petition-delay-landlines-vulnerable-pensioners-government.html 

31/1/24: Daily Mail: Pharmacy First: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-13027141/Rishi-Sunaks-pharmacy-revolution-free-10million-GP-appointments-year-Major-NHS-shake-gives-chemists-power-dole-drugs-seven-minor-ailments.html 

30/1/24: BBC Three Counties Radio Interview: Landlines Switchover

26/1/24: Daily Express: Eye Tests for Older Drivers: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/cars/1859905/older-drivers-eye-tests-driving-licence

25/1/24: Daily Express: Ofcom Options on Royal Mail: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1859464/Royal-Mail-Rishi-Sunak-delivery-services 

23/1/24: Daily Express Royal Mail Cuts: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1858538/royal-mail-saturday-post 

22/1/24: Daily Express Comment Column BBC Prosecutions: https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1858196/bbc-silver-voices-group-dennis-reed

22/1/24: Daily Express: GP Funding Cuts: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1858146/gp-funding-liberal-democrats

21/1/24: Sunday Times: BBC and Single Justice Procedure (subscription only link)

21/1/24: Sunday Telegraph: Age Limits on Cancer Screening (no link available)

20/1/24: i newspaper: BBC Licence Fee Future: https://inews.co.uk/news/media/greg-dyke-make-licence-fee-free-benefits-wealthy-2863367 

19/1/24: Daily Express: Digital Voice Petition and Dennis Reed Comment Column (also Mail Online)

https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1857258/tories-scandal-vulnerable-pensioners

https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1857289/telephone-landlines-petitions-concerns

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12982643/petition-phone-giants-delay-scrapping-landlines-vulnerable-pensioners-cut-off.html

16/1/24: BBC Radio Sussex: Interview on Landline Switch and various specialist business websites https://www.commsbusiness.co.uk/content/news/dpa-joins-petition-to-raise-awareness-of-pstn-switch-off 

15/1/24: Daily Express: NHS Hospital Waiting Times: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1855598/accident-emergency-trolley-waits-lib-dems 

12/1/24: Daily Mail: Possible GPs Industrial Action: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12952565/Now-GPs-threatening-strike-110-000-year-family-doctors-organise-industrial-action-ahead-general-election-later-year.html 

11/1/24: BBC Radio Surrey: GP Redundancies (also Daily Telegraph)

7/1/24: Daily Telegraph: Intrusive NHS Questionnaire: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2024/01/06/nhs-patients-asked-genders-sexual-preferences-religion/ 

4/1/24: Daily Mail: Digital Voice Boycott (also Daily Express): https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12922083/Pensioners-launch-boycott-forced-BT-digital-landline-switchover-Brits-told-DONT-cooperate-rollout-send-protest-letters-telecoms-providers-instead-amid-fears-millions-left-dark-event-outages.html 

2/1/24: Daily Mirror: Bus Route Cuts: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/bus-services-crisis-miles-driven-31784025

1/1/24: Daily Express (Front Page Story and Comment Column): GPs Crisis: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1850541/gp-appointment-doctor-liberal-democrats 

31/12/23: Daily Telegraph: NHS Gift Vouchers: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/12/30/nhs-splashes-out-4m-staff-gift-vouchers/ 

30/12/23: Guardian/Observer: Royal Mail Delays: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2023/dec/30/royal-mail-fails-to-hit-first-class-delivery-target-in-every-uk-area 

28/12/23: Daily Telegraph: Food Self-Service Counters: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2023/12/27/elderly-shut-out-restaurants-cut-costs-self-service-kiosks/ 

27/12/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story and Comment Column): Hospital Parking Charges: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1849313/hospital-parking-fees-abolish

27/12/23: Talk TV Interview: Hospital Parking Charges

27/12/23: Daily Mail: Hospital Parking Charges: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12902423/Hospital-patients-visitors-forced-fork-146-MILLION-parking-year-costs-soar.html

24/12/23: The Sun on Sunday: Face to Face GP Appointments; https://www.thesun.co.uk/health/25152726/nhs-doctors-failing-patients-remote-appointments/

24/12/23: Mail on Sunday: Hospital Discharges: Bullying Allegation: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/exclusive/article-12897121/Bullying-probe-launched-against-consultant-told-slacking-doctors-work-without-shoes-punishment-slow-discharge-elderly-patients-hospital.html

23/12/23: Daily Telegraph: Royal Mail Survey: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/12/22/royal-mail-telegraph-survey-delays-first-class-ofcom/

23/12/23: Daily Telegraph, Daily Express, the Sun: Junior Doctors’ Strike: 

https://www.thesun.co.uk/health/25143167/nhs-gp-appointments-after-junior-doctor-strikes/

https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1848549/NHS-nightmare-as-GPs-tell-patients-to-stay-away-until-New-Year

20/12/23: Daily Telegraph: Telecom Companies Blame Care Companies Over Digital Voice Problems: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2023/12/19/care-companies-not-doing-enough-to-protect-elderly-claims/ 

19/12/23: Daily Express: Dentistry Crisis: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1846934/dentist-nhs-health-teeth-decay 

18/12/23: Daily Mail: NHS Waiting Lists: https://mailonline.pressreader.com/article/281878713169917 

18/12/23: Daily Telegraph: Digital Voice Pause (Front Page Story): https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2023/12/18/bt-and-rivals-told-to-stop-forcing-digital-landlines/ 

Also: Radio 4 Today, Radio 2 Jeremy Vine, BBC TV News Interviews and The Guardian and Daily Mail Articles: 

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2023/dec/18/uk-telecoms-firms-told-to-safeguard-at-risk-customers-in-switch-to-digital-landlines 

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12877065/bt-pause-digital-landlines-alarms-stopped.html 

15/12/23: Daily Mirror: Triple Lock and Labour: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/labour-committed-pension-triple-lock-31671159 

14/12/23: Daily Mail: Digital Voice Horror Story: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/bills/article-12860281/BTs-digital-landline-switchover-horror-story-problems-pensioners-phones.html 

13/12/23: Daily Mail: Digital Voice: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/bills/article-12858575/bt-digital-landline-switchover-pensioners-woes-phone-access-alarms.html

13/12/23: Daily Express: Triple Lock and IFS Proposals: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1844803/pensions-triple-lock-system-overhaul-proposals-criticism 

12/12/23: BBC You and Yours: Digital Exclusion

10/12/23: Sunday Telegraph: Online GP Appointments: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/12/09/health-chiefs-failing-older-patients-break-face-gp-pledge/

9/12/23: Daily Mail (Front Page Story): Royal Mail Letters Delays: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12843565/Christmas-Royal-Mail-cards-cancer-scans.html 

9/12/23: Daily Express: TV Licence Prosecutions: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1843434/BBC-licence-fee-TV-payment 

6/12/23: Daily Express: Broadcast Campaign: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1842783/broadcast-tv-radio-2040 

5/12/23: Daily Mirror: Migration and Social Care: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/breaking-tories-unveil-migration-crackdown-31595013.amp

5/12/23: Daily Express: BBC Licence Fee and over-75s: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1841982/tv-licence-fee-rise-inflation 

4/12/23: Daily Express: Triple Lock and Manifestos: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1841627/State-pension-triple-lock-campaign-Rishi-Sunak 

30/11/23: Daily Express: GP Continuity: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1840572/patients-same-GP 

30/11/23: Daily Express and OECD threat to Triple Lock (no link available)

29/11/23: Daily Telegraph (Front Page Lead): Dangers of Virtual GP Appointments: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/11/29/patients-at-risk-from-virtual-gp-appointments/

Also Interview on Jeremy Vine Radio 2 Show

28/11/23: Daily Mail: 97 Year Old in Neighbour Dispute: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12798811/Pictured-Neighbour-97-year-old-pensioners-life-living-hell-complaining-feeding-birds-garden-two-year-ordeal-saw-threatened-100-fine-bully-council.html 

24/11/23: Daily Express: Triple Lock Aftermath (plus comment column): https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily-express/20231124/281621015081645 

23/11/23: ITV Tonight: Age Discrimination on Motor Insurance

23/11/23: Daily Express: Triple Lock Victory (Front Page Story): https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1837780/Triple-lock-State-pension-campaign-victory 

22/11/23: Daily Express: Autumn Statement: https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily-express/20231122/281685439586447 

21/11/23: Daily Express: Media Bill: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1837401/TV-traditional-protect-campaign

21/11/23: Channel 5 Jeremy Vine: Discussion on Triple Lock

21/11/23: Daily Telegraph: GP Waiting Times Worse than Rwanda: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/11/21/gp-access-easier-rwanda-than-britain-study-nhs/ 

20/11/23: Daily Express: Frozen Pensions: https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily-express/20231120/281960317489058 

20/11/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story and Comment Column) Honour the Triple Lock (also mentioned by Radio 4 Today): https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1836772/jeremy-hunt-older-voters-triple-lock-figures

19/11/23: Observer/Guardian: Digital Voice: https://www.theguardian.com/money/2023/nov/20/as-uk-landlines-go-digital-fears-grow-for-vulnerable-people-whose-home-phone-is-a-lifeline

16/11/23: Mail Online: Pharmacy First:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12756793/Pharmacists-not-treated-substitutes-GPs-campaigners-say-NHS-hands-chemists-powers-women-Pill-dole-antibiotics-free-millions-appointments.html

14/11/23: The Times Mark Porter Column GP Appointments (behind paywall): https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/how-to-get-appointment-gp-dr-mark-porter-advice-2023-2vqb99v6k 

13/11/23: The Elusive GP Survey:

Daily Telegraph Front Page: GPs ‘elusive species’ as eight in 10 elderly patients have to accept phone appointments (telegraph.co.uk)

The Times: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/older-people-pay-to-see-private-gps-amid-worsening-nhs-shortage-nd798n57s

Daily Mail: Misery for the elderly as study suggests one in six GP practices now only take bookings online | Daily Mail Online

Daily Express: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1834213/GP-appointment-nhs-digital-barrier 

Daily Mirror: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/three-quarters-pensioners-struggled-gp-31419864 

11/11/23: Daily Express: Triple Lock and Government Petition: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1833788/state-pension-jeremy-hunt-triple-lock

11/11/23: The Sun: Morrisons Cut Cash Points: https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/24698750/morrisons-self-checkout-card-cash/

10/11/23: Daily Mirror: Social Care Crisis: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/social-care-shake-up-budget-31400399 

31/10/23: Scottish Sun: Grotesque Masks to Advertise Day Centre: https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/news/11450058/bizarre-grotesque-advert-slammed-for-demeaning-scots-pensioners/ 

28/10/23: Daily Telegraph: Use of Physician Associates rather than GPs: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/10/27/nhs-gp-surgery-appointments-family-doctors/ 

25/10/23: Silver Insights Research on Traditional TV and Radio (Save Freeview) Mirror, Express and Scottish Mail: 

https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily-express/20231025/281968907369722

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/save-tv-radio-pensioners-delay-31269538

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12667679/Save-telly-signals-New-campaign-launched-protect-universal-free-TV-services-turned-broadband.html

25/10/23: Daily Mail: Insurance Hikes for Older Drivers: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/money/other/the-rise-of-the-1-000-car-insurance-bill/ar-AA1iMRYR

25/10/23: Daily Mail: GPs Queue Jumping: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12667171/How-doctors-JUMPING-NHS-queue-treated-quicker-you.html

23/10/23: Daily Express: Lobby Tory MPs on Triple Lock:  https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1826777/pensioners-triple-lock-conservatives-warning 

19/10/23: Daily Express: Triple Lock Fears: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1825356/Rishi-Sunak-Triple-Lock-Pensions-Silver-Voices

18/10/23: Daily Express: Triple Lock Spread: no web link available

15/10/23: Sunday Mail: Insurance Premiums Tax: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12631803/Chancellor-urged-slash-7BILLION-stealth-tax-insurance-policies-industrys-trade-body.html 

15/10/23: Sunday Telegraph: Hospitals Rats and Mice Infestations: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/10/14/rat-infestations-plague-nhs-hospitals/

14/10/23: Daily Telegraph: Private GP Appointments: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/10/13/private-gp-appointments-triple-nhs-waiting-lists-grow/ 

12/10/23: Daily Telegraph: Age Discrimination in Cancer Screening: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/10/11/nhs-age-discrimination-breast-cancer-screening-bowel-cervix/ . Story also in the Daily Express. 

10/10/23: Daily Express: Zero VAT on Prescriptions: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1822183/Medicine-saving-VAT-change

9/10/23: Radio 4 You and Yours: Digital Voice (available on BBC Sounds)

 8/10/23: Sunday Mirror: Sunak Speech: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/rishi-sunak-totally-ignored-older-31129913

2/10/23: Daily Express: Silver Manifesto: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1818755/Triple-lock-pension-survey-rishi-sunak

2/10/23: Daily Mail: Online GP Appointments: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/health/health-news/patients-speak-to-gp-online-or-on-video-for-one-in-50-appointments/ar-AA1hxCj6 

27/9/23: BBC Local Radio Dennis Reed Interview on Digital Voice covered by Mail Online:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12567191/BTs-digital-switchover-going-fast-far-campaigners-say-fury-grows-plan-scrap-landlines-2025-Telecoms-giant-accused-rushing-plans-commercial-reasons-wellbeing-customers.html

27/9/23: Daily Mail: Digital Voice Roll-Out: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12563539/BT-cutting-pledge-landlines-switch-digital-phones.html

26/9/23: Daily Express: Gordon Brown and Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1816705/gordon-brown-triple-lock-pension

25/9/23: Daily Express: Comment Column by Dennis Reed on Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1816287/rishi-sunak-tax-cuts-pensions-protection

22/9/23: LBC Nick Ferrari Interview with Dennis Reed on Triple Lock (55mins in): https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/chancellor-jeremy-hunt-speaks-to-nick-ferrari/id1486756254?i=1000628810919 

22/9/23: Daily Express: Chancellor and the Triple Lock: https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily-express/20230922/281642489786085

21/9/23: Mail Online: GPs and Hospital Referrals: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12545675/GPs-told-ask-hospital-consultants-referrals-amid-warnings.html

20/9/23: Daily Mail: Age Discrimination in Insurance:

https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/cars/article-12536869/Over-70s-drivers-worst-hit-insurance-price-hikes-make-fewer-claims.html

20/9/23: Daily Express Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1814562/triple-lock-petition-silver-voices

20/9/23: Daily Express: Traditional TV Viewing: https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily-express/20230920/281578065272030 

19/9/23: Daily Express (Front Page and Editorial Comment): Triple Lock Petition https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1814198/Laura-Trott-triple-lock-penion-latest

18/9/23: Daily Express: Labour and the Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1814024/labour-keir-starmer-triple-lock-petition 

16/9/23: Daily Express: Support for Triple Lock Petition: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1813441/pension-triple-lock-warning-lord-foulkes 

16/9/23: Daily Mirror: Ticket Offices Campaign: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/railway-stations-ticket-office-closure-30951445 

15/9/23: iNews: Triple Lock: https://inews.co.uk/news/shameful-britain-old-state-pension-worse-off-2618213 

15/9/23: Daily Mail: Accident and Emergency Pressures: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/health/other/a-e-delays-fuelled-by-gp-appointment-crisis-experts-claim/ar-AA1gM4SO 

15/9/23: Daily Express: Labour and the Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1812997/starmer-triple-lock 

14/9/23: Daily Express Front Page and Comment Column: Triple Lock Petition:

https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1812557/triple-lock-pension-rish-sunak-betrayal

13/9/23: Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Daily Mirror on Triple Lock:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12510853/Campaigners-accuse-government-sleight-hand-minister-says-pensions-triple-lock-unsustainable-watered-down.html

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/fears-triple-lock-pension-end-30927871

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2023/09/12/state-pension-treasury-government-triple-lock-increase/

13/9/23: Daily Express Front Page: Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1812193/rishi-sunak-triple-lock-betrayal-pensioners 

11/9/23: Daily Express: Dennis Reed Comment Column on Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1811401/triple-lock-pensions-politicians-rishi-sunak-dennis-reed 

11/9/23: Daily Express: Sunak and Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1811365/rishi-sunak-state-pension-triple-lock 

8/9/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story and Comment Column by Dennis Reed): Triple Lock Threats: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1810615/Triple-lock-pension-threat-retirement-age 

8/9/23: Daily Mail: Triple Lock and IFS: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12494203/Triple-lock-given-OAPs-1-200-year-income-boost-report-shows-report-finds-ministers-face-insurmountable-pressure-raise-state-pension-age-faster.html 

5/9/23: Daily Mirror: Digital Voice: https://www.mirror.co.uk/money/bt-stops-offering-traditional-landlines-30859320

5/9/23: Daily Express: Digital Voice: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/science-technology/1809417/UK-landline-switch-off-date-internet-calling

4/9/23: Daily Express: TV Licences and Cost-of-Living (article, comment column and leader opinion column): https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1808990/bbc-tv-licence-payments-cost-of-living 

1/9/23: Daily Mail: GP Salaries and Drop in Face to Face Appointments: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12465447/GP-salaries-soar-12-000-face-face-appointments-plummet-official-data-reveals.html 

1/9/23: Daily Telegraph: GP Salaries and Drop in Face to Face Appointments: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/health/other/gp-pay-up-20pc-despite-seeing-third-fewer-patients/ar-AA1g39eP 

31/8/23: Daily Express: Digital Voice Breach of Faith (no link available)

30/8/23: Interview on You and Yours Radio 4: DVLA Delays: Available on BBC Sounds 36 minutes into programme 

22/8/23: Daily Mail Online: Overseas Nurses: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12421189/Spend-penny-dogs-dinner-Royal-College-Nursing-creates-guide-slang-foreign-medics.html 

21/8/23: Daily Mail (also Daily Telegraph): GPs Setting Daily Patient Limits: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12427017/Nearly-four-ten-GP-surgeries-set-limits-number-patients-deal-day-survey-finds-BMA-calls-doctors-25-people-day-redirect-miss-services-111.html 

17/8/23: LBC Interview with Colin Brazier on Triple Lock (available on Global Player)

15/8/23: Daily Mirror: Age Discrimination: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/pensioners-blast-disdainful-tories-ministers-30697007 

13/8/23: Sunday Express: Equity Release and Older People: https://www.pressreader.com/uk/sunday-express-1070/20230813/281672554473900 

11/8/23: Daily Express: Triple Lock and Labour: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1800971/labour-triple-lock-pensions  

8/8/23: Daily Express: BBC and Over 75s: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1799667/BBC-TV-licence-over-75s-free-pay

6/8/23: Sunday Telegraph: GPs Refusing Face to Face Appointments: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/08/05/one-in-six-gps-fail-to-see-patients-face-to-face-nhs/

5/8/23: Daily Mirror: Manchester United Digital Only Season Tickets: https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/manutd-season-ticket-statement-allegations-30635630

5/8/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Married Women Pension Injustice: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1798975/pension-injustice-victory-victims

4/8/23: Daily Mirror (Front Page Story): Older Workers Get On Your Bike: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/new-tory-tebbit-tells-cash-30624926

3/8/23: Daily Mirror: Ticket Office Madness: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/pensioners-attack-completely-mad-plans-30610436 

2/8/23: Daily Express: Older People and Mortgages:

https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1797624/pensioners-cost-of-living-mortgage-retirement-crisis

29/7/23: Daily Express: Freeview TV Campaign: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1796355/Keep-us-tuned-in-Freeview-petition 

28/7/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Labour Party and Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1796054/triple-lock-pension-protection-labour-keir-starmer 

28/7/23: Daily Express: Ageism Petition Reaches 10K Signatures (no link available)

21/7/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Pension Pots and Inheritance Income Tax: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1793480/treasury-axe-pension-tax-break

 21/7/23: Mail Online: GP patient ratings: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12318979/Worst-rated-GP-practices-England-ranked-Shock-NHS-analysis-reveals-just-one-10-patients-happy-surgeries-use-table-fares.html

18/7/23: Daily Express: Ticket Office Closures: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1792495/train-station-closures-age-discrimination 

13 July 2023: Daily Mail: Junior Doctors Strike: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12290765/Junior-doctors-told-use-5-day-NHS-strike-picnic.html 

9 July 2023: Daily Telegraph: No GP Walk-In Appointments: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/07/08/gps-refuse-book-appointments-patients-walking-in-surgeries/ 

 9 July 2023: Sunday Mail: Comparing GP and AI Advice: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12278145/DR-ELLIE-CANNON-asks-AI-Bot-doctor-help-shocked-advice.html 

8 July 2023: Daily Telegraph: Junior Doctors’ Strike: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/07/07/junior-doctors-strikes-nhs-more-money-to-work-walkouts/ 

6 July 2023: BBC TV Look North: Interview on Parking Apps and Ticket Offices: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m001njwf/look-north-east-yorkshire-and-lincolnshire-evening-news-06072023 

29 June 2023: Daily Mail Front Page Story: Consultants’ Strike: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12244545/Fury-NHS-consultants-128-000-allowed-PRIVATE-work-strike-days.html 

28 June LBC Radio: Dennis Reed Interview on Triple Lock

28 June 2023: Daily Express: Ageism Petition Launch: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1785324/public-inquiry-age-discrimination-older-people-silver-voices 

20 June 2023: Daily Express: Triple Lock Fury: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1782385/pension-triple-lock-william-hague 

13 June 2023: Daily Express: Silver Voices Age Discrimination Survey: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1780053/ageism-over-60s-work-survey-silver-voices 

9 June 2023: Daily Mirror: Further Delay to Social Care Cap: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/rishi-sunak-blasted-over-delay-30192408 

2 June 2023: Daily Telegraph: Heat Wave Warnings: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/06/01/new-heatwave-warnings-not-nanny-state-health-officials/ 

1 June 2023: Daily Telegraph: Digital Voice Roll-Out: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/consumer-affairs/bt-relaunches-wifi-phone-roll-out/ 

30-31 May: Daily Telegraph and Daily Express: Marks and Spencer Snubs to Older People: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1775821/m-s-snubbed-elderly-customers-going-cashless 

26/5/23: Daily Mail: Hospital Waiting Lists: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12123107/Waiting-list-lengths-hospital-REVEALED-search-tool.html 

26/5/23: Daily Express: Access to Cash: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1774369/Banks-customers-access-cash 

24/5/23: Daily Telegraph: Marks and Spencer Self-Check Outs: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2023/05/24/marks-spencer-self-service-tills-clothing-homeware/

22/5/23: Daily Express: Campaign for £320 per week Living Pension: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1773137/State-pension-rise-replace-Pension-Credit  

20/5/23: Daily Mail: GPs and Fees: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12104317/GPs-demand-right-charge-NHS-patients-allowing-pay-jump-line.html 

17/5/23: Daily Express: Expansion of Freeview Campaign: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1771117/traditional-tv-freeview-streaming-services-coalition 

16/5/23: Daily Mail: Abandoning 3G Network: https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/bills/article-12090095/Could-3G-shutdown-leave-mobile-phone-blackspot.html 

13/5/23: Daily Express: EHRC Fails Older People (no web link)

11/5/23: Daily Mirror: Travel Insurance Discrimination: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/older-holidaymakers-face-prohibitive-travel-29948156 

1/5/23: Daily Express: Government and BBC: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1764689/government-overhaul-tv-licence-fee 

28/4/23: Daily Telegraph: Supermarket Discounts and Older People: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2023/04/28/supermarkets-accused-locking-out-elderly/ 

27/4/23: Daily Express: Freeview Petition Grows (and Comment Column from Dennis Reed): https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1763226/Keep-Us-Tuned-In-crusade-protect-television

26/4/23: This is Money: Older People and Cash: https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/saving/article-12016315/Cash-usage-plummets-older-generation.html

26/4/23: Daily Mirror Social Care Crisis: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tories-told-act-now-save-29805037 

25/4/23: Daily Express: BBC and Over-75s: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1762083/bbc-free-tv-licence-over-75s

25/4/23: Daily Mail: Short GP Appointments: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12007879/The-GP-couple-minutes.html

25/4/23: The Sun: Short GP Appointments https://www.thesun.co.uk/health/22148013/nhs-figures-show-millions-gp-appointments-rushed/

22/4/23: Daily Mail: National Trust and Parking Apps: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12001201/Two-MILLION-face-parking-meter-deserts-councils-scrap-traditional-pay-display-meters.html 

19/4/23: The Sun: 999 and Ambulance Waits: https://www.thesun.co.uk/health/22079918/patients-wait-hour-half-ambulance-calls-answered/ 

18/4/23: Daily Mail: Mixed Hospital Wards: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11982173/Number-NHS-patients-placed-mixed-sex-wards-reaches-time-high-nearly-5-000.html

16/4/23: Sun on Sunday: Hospital Coffee Costs: https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/22054412/costa-coffee-ten-p-surcharge-refreshments-nhs-outlets/

16/4/23: Mail on Sunday: Cashless Parking: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11977555/APPalling-baffled-drivers-tap-phone-226-TIMES-just-park-cars.html

16/4/23: Sunday Telegraph: Ageist Language: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/04/15/old-age-youth-trigger-warning-exeter-university/

14/4/23:Daily Express: Cash Famine: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1758107/bank-branch-closures-cash-machines

13/4/23: Daily Express: Savings and the Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1757599/triple-lock-pensioners-savings

7/4/23: Daily Mirror: Cashless Parking: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/campaigners-welcome-calls-keep-cash-29646562

6/4/23: Talk TV Interview with Dennis Reed on Apps and Older People (Interview 2.26 into programme): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqrCnqzux8g

7/4/23: Daily Mail: Difficulty Getting GP Appointments:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11947879/Government-accused-not-getting-grips-crisis-six-million-month-GP-visit.html

6/4/23: Daily Express: Lifetime Allowances (Pensions):

https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1755736/State-pension-Jeremy-Hunt-lifetime-allowance-tax

4/4/23: Daily Express: Retirement Age at 67 Should be Shelved: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1754678/state-pension-age-rise 

30/3/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story: State Pension Age Rise Delayed: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1752551/state-pension-age-rise-delayed  

25/3/23: Sunday Mail: Digital Voice Roll-Out: https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/bills/article-11901629/BT-defies-critics-restart-rollout-controversial-digital-phones.html 

22/3/23: Daily Express: Over 75s Revolt on TV Licences: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1749247/BBC-TV-licence-fee-evasion

18/3/23: Daily Express Front Page and Comment Column: Potential Licence Fee Rises: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1747847/bbc-TV-licence-fee-rise 

16/3/23: Daily Express: Budget Comment: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1746932/jeremy-hunt-spring-budget-2023-at-a-glance 

13/3/23: Daily Mirror: Budget and Energy Support: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/energy-bills-nightmare-looms-closer-29439134

13/3/23: Daily Express: Comment Column by Dennis Reed on Budget:

https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1745659/Uk-budget-2023-jeremy-hunt-spring-budget-pensions-pensioners-TV-licence-over-75

11/3/23: Daily Express: Budget and Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1745007/State-pension-Jeremy-Hunt-triple-lock-budget-march

7/3/23: Daily Mail: New GP Contract: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11827209/Patients-GP-slot-referred-time-call.html

6/3/23: Daily Express:  Freeview Campaign: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1742632/protect-traditional-tv-petition-government 

4/3/23: Daily Express: Fuel Poverty and Older People (also article on deaths while waiting for social care, no link available):

https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1742280/pensioners-fuel-poverty-cost-of-living-liberal-democrats

1/3/23: Daily Express: Working Pensioners Income Cuts: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1740672/pensioners-income-jeremy-hunt-budget-boost

27/2/23: Daily Express: Energy Price Cap and State Pension: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1740000/state-pension-energy-price-cap-ofgem-energy-bills-cost

25/2/23: Daily Express: Frozen Pensions Petition: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1739285/state-pension-freeze-british-expats-silver-voices-dennis-reed 

22/2/23: Daily Mail: More Receptionists Than GPs: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11775115/GPs-outnumbered-RECEPTIONISTS-practices.html 

19/2/23: Sunday Mirror: Frozen Pensions: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/nearly-500000-brits-overseas-face-29251189 

18/2/23: Daily Mirror: Tim Davie and Licence Fee: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/angry-viewers-challenge-flippant-bbc-29245528

18/2/23: Daily Express: TV Licences and  Tim Davie (Comment Column Dennis Reed as part of front page splash) https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1736251/bbc-tv-licence-fee-non-payment-prosecution 

16/2/23: inews: MW and LW Broadcasts to be Discontinued: https://inews.co.uk/culture/radio/bbc-radio-switching-off-long-wave-shipping-forecast-install-new-alert-system-2151199 

14/2/23: Daily Mirror: Freeview Petition: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/pressure-mounts-tories-save-terrestrial-29205888

14/2/23: Daily Mail: GP/ Patient Ratios: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11747055/Number-patients-family-doctor-highest-level-population-grows.html

14/2/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Council Tax Rises: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1734327/council-tax-rises-cost-of-living-bills

11/2/23: Daily Express: Save Freeview Campaign: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1733455/save-traditional-tv-express-campaign

11/2/23: Daily Mail: ATM Closures: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11738419/Number-free-use-cash-machines-fall-lowest-levels-decade.html

10/2/23: GB News: Threats to Triple Lock: https://www.gbnews.uk/money/state-pension-triple-lock-under-threat-fears-grow-policy-to-be-scrapped-its-hard-to-justify/440024 

9/2/23: Daily Express: Frozen Pensions Campaign:

https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1732709/state-pension-frozen-expats-retirement-abroad-inflation-triple-lock

8/2/23: Daily Mirror: Call a General Election in 2023: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/oaps-demand-general-election-amid-29154796 

8/2/23: Daily Mail: National Savings Age Discrimination: https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/saving/article-11723339/Why-NS-turning-away-older-savers-new-4-bond.html 

8/2/23: Daily Mail: NHS Branding: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11724597/NHS-fire-hiring-branding-agency-improve-image-amid-strikes-waiting-list-crisis.html 

2/2/23: Daily Express: New Threat to Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1729501/state-pension-triple-lock-unsustainable 

31/1/23: Daily Mail: Virtual GP Wards: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11694183/Minister-faces-backlash-claim-patients-comfortable-attending-GP-appointments-online.html

31/1/23: Daily Express Front Page Story: GP Appointment Crisis: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1728381/nhs-crisis-brits-unable-to-see-gp

29/1/23: Sunday Express: Water Bills: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1727529/water-bills-cost-of-living-rise-poverty-anglian-thames-water-united-utilities 

27/1/23: Daily Express (Dennis Reed Opinion Column): Bank Closures: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1726871/banking-uk-branch-closure

27/1/23: Daily Mail: Virtual Reality Training for Nurses: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11681683/Student-nurses-quarter-practical-training-using-virtual-reality-new-shake-up.html

26/1/23: Daily Express (Front Page): Dying of Cold: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1726372/cost-of-living-crisis-bills-energy-vulnerable-pensioners-ambulance-workers-silver-voices 

25/1/23: Daily Express (online): Warning to Sunak on State Pension Age Rises: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1725934/state-pension-age-changes-Rishi-Sunak-retirement-UK

25/1/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Threats to State Pension Age: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1725678/State-pension-age-change-pensioners-poverty-retirement-age-increase

24/1/23: Daily Mail: Continuing Difficulties with GP Appointments: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11654929/Why-Brits-struggling-face-face-GP-appointment.html

24/1/23: Daily Express: Save Freeview Campaign:  https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1725185/traditional-tv-radio-streaming-services-netflix-rishi-sunak-campaign

18/1/23: Daily Mail: Visitors Covering for Nurses: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11646423/Hospital-accused-risking-patients-health-asking-FAMILIES-help-wards.html

17/1/23: Daily Telegraph: Families Asked to Cover for Striking Nurses: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/01/17/nurses-strike-patients-families-hospitals/

16/1/23: Daily Mail: Labour proposals on self-referrals: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11638729/There-danger-people-turn-Dr-Google-Health-experts-slam-Labour-plan-NHS-reforms.html 

14/1/23: Daily Mail: Bank Branch Closures: https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/saving/article-11627327/Bank-closures-Yorkshire-lose-branches-2023.html 

1/1/23: Sunday Express: Million More Pensioners to Pay Tax (no link available)

 27/12/22: Daily Express: Dennis Reed Comment Column on BBC Rebranding: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1714081/bbc-rebranding-new-logos-millions-pounds-elderly-tv-licence-fee 

26/12/22: Daily Express: BBC Threatening Letters: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1714013/bbc-fees-christmas-letters-warning-older-people-licence-fee 

22/12/22: Daily Mail: Ambulance Delays: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11565729/How-ambulances-stuck-outside-hospital.html 

21/12/22: Daily Express: BBC and Cost-of-Living: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1710341/BBC-licence-fee-cost-of-living-crisis-update-pensioners 

21/12/22: The Times and Daily Mail: Digital Radio: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11556425/Extra-time-Radio-4-spin-spared-axe-boss-reveals-closure-not-deal.html 

20/12/22: Daily Express: Success on Energy Support Payments: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1711507/pensioners-living-off-grid-energy-support-payments

17/12/22: Daily Express: Off-Grid Energy Support: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1710484/off-grid-park-homes-heating-energy-support-delay 

16/12/22: TalkTV: Interview on NHS Strikes: https://twitter.com/FirstEdition/status/1603878397163233281 

16/12/22: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Nurses Strike: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1710080/rishi-sunak-strikes-nurses-nhs-pay-silver-voices-jake-berry 

11/12/22: Sunday Express: Winter Energy Crisis: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1707903/pensioners-warning-big-freeze-winter-heating 

7/12/22: Daily Mail: Pension Credit Delays: Civil service meltdown leaves pensioners waiting SIX MONTHS for vital cash | This is Money 

6/12/22: Daily Express: 2040 Freeview Campaign: MPs urged to protect traditional TV and radio | Politics | News | Express.co.uk

5/12/22: Daily Mail: Digital Health Checks: Patients will be asked to fill out health check forms ONLINE in bid to ease GP workloads | Daily Mail Online

5/12/22: Daily Express: Digital Health Checks: NHS news: Older people made feel like ‘second class citizens’ | UK | News | Express.co.uk

5/12/22: Daily Mirror: Save Freeview: Campaigners urge Government to fight for traditional TV and radio signals – Mirror Online 

30/11/22: Daily Express: DWP Pension Blunders: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1703104/dwp-underpayments-state-pension-ministers-pensioners 

27/11/22: Sunday Express: Caring Christmas Campaign: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1702175/rishi-sunak-campaign-Sunday-express-caring-christmas-crusade

26/11/22: Daily Express: Nurses’ Strike: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1701680/rishi-sunak-nurses-strike-pay-hikes-nhs 

25/11/22: Daily Mail: GPs Core Hours: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11468433/Outrage-GPs-vote-work-9-5-Fears-worsen-appointment-crisis.html 

November/December 2022 Parliament Magazine: Article on BBC Licence Enforcement Policies: https://parliamentnews.co.uk/time-to-end-the-scandal-of-prosecuting-people-for-non-payment-of-bbc-licences-says-new-campaign 

20/11/22: Sunday Mirror: TV Licences and MPs: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/21-tory-mps-claimed-tv-28534732

18/11/22: Triple Lock Victory (Front Page Story and opinion piece by Dennis Reed) : https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1698121/Jeremy-Hunt-triple-lock-state-pension-Express-campaign-budget-autumn-statement

17/11/22: Daily Mail: Social Care Cap Delay:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11438665/Social-care-cap-DELAYED-two-years-Charities-fear-Governments-policy-NEVER-happen.html

17/11/22: Daily Express: Preview of Autumn Statement: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1697612/Jeremy-Hunt-budget-today-autumn-statement-tax-rises-spending-cuts-UK-economy-inflation

16/11/22: Daily Express: 11% Inflation and Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1697206/state-pension-inflation-CPI-news-cost-of-living-crisis

15/11/22: Daily Express Leader: Triple Lock Campaign Closing in on Victory:  https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1696629/triple-lock-state-pension-autumn-statement-sunak-hunt-economy-uk-morrissons-immigration 

15/11/22: Daily Express Front Page Story: PM Hints on Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1696426/rishi-sunak-triple-lock-pledge-express-campaign 

11/11/22: Daily Express Front Page Story: Threats to Social Care Cap: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1695079/pensioners-care-cost-cap-triple-lock-rishi-sunak-jeremy-hunt-uk-economy 

10/11/22: Daily Mirror: Threats to Social Care Cap: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/fury-rishi-sunak-over-delay-28456801

10/11/22: Daily Express: Hammond and Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1694996/State-pension-triple-lock-news-benefit-philip-hammond

8/11/22: Daily Mail: Ambulance Crisis: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11400335/A-million-calls-ambulance-ended-without-patients-getting-face-face-treatment.html 

7/11/22: Daily Express Front Page: Senior Tories Support Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1693010/triple-lock-rishi-sunak-pensioners-express-petition-state-pension-conservatives 

5/11/22: Daily Express Front Page: Electoral Consequences for Tories on Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1692477/pensioners-rishi-sunak-triple-lock-voters-rebellion 

3/11/22: Scottish Daily Express: Rishi Sunak Under Pressure From Silver Voices Petition (similar article in Daily Express):

https://www.scottishdailyexpress.co.uk/news/politics/message-you-rishi-sunak-150000-28394146

2/11/22: Daily Express: 50,000 Sign Petition: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1691133/state-pension-triple-lock-rishi-sunak-express-petition 

2/11/22: Money Mail: Energy Price Hikes: https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/bills/article-11377993/Chaos-confusion-rocketing-energy-bills.html 

1/11/22: Daily Express: Triple Lock Campaign: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1690209/government-axe-triple-lock-state-pension-budget-black-hole

29/10/22: Daily Express: TV Licence Prosecutions: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1689160/bbc-tv-licence-fee-non-payment-prosecution-pensioners

28/10/22: Daily Express Front Page: Silver Voices/Express Triple Lock Petition: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1688732/rishi-sunak-pension-triple-lock-campaign-petition

27/10/22: Daily Mirror: Raid on Pensions: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/rishi-sunak-threatens-take-hundreds-28337726

27/10/22: Daily Express Front Page: Triple Lock Fears: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1688177/State-pension-triple-lock-Rishi-sunak 

27/10/22: Daily Telegraph: Remote GP Appointments:

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/health/medical/four-in-10-gp-appointments-take-place-remotely-in-new-normal/ar-AA13rZkc

23/10/22: Sunday Express: Older People as Second Class Citizens: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1686479/cost-of-living-crisis-elderly-silver-voices-dennis-reed

22/10/22: Daily Express: Older People and Tory Leadership Campaign: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1686201/boris-johnson-prime-minister-tory-leadership-race-uk-conservative

21/10/22: Blood Supplies and Elective Operations: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11340779/NHS-blood-supplies-bounce-back.html 

19/10/22: Daily Mirror: Triple Lock Fury: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/liz-truss-faces-election-suicide-28273354

19/10/22: Daily Mirror: Silver Voices Energy Costs Survey: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/overwhelming-majority-pensioners-fear-unable-28271087

19/10/22: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Threats to Triple Lock (also i newspaper): https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1684597/liz-truss-tory-triple-lock-pensioners-state-pension-uk-economy

14/10/22: Daily Telegraph: Tesco Digital Exclusion: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/consumer-affairs/tesco-bars-shopper-buying-sandwich-doesnt-have-app/

13/10/22: GB News Interview with Dennis Reed on NHS Crisis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWHFjz62Tyc

12/10/22: Daily Mail: Energy Crisis Special: https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/bills/article-11303013/Can-REALLY-earn-120-doing-washing-night-winter.html

11/10/22: Daily Express: Energy Support not Enough (plus supportive leader opinion): https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1680891/pensioners-energy-bills-liz-truss-cost-of-living

7/10/22: Daily Express (front page story): Energy Blackouts: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1679389/winter-blackouts-energy-ukraine-electricity-households-liz-truss-Ofgem

7/10/22: Daily Telegraph: Premium Bonds and Digital Exclusion: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/consumer-affairs/nsi-savers-without-mobile-phones-blocked-premium-bond-accounts/

6/10/22: Daily Mail: NHS Advice to Patients on Exercise and GPs: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11286969/Fury-NHSs-absolutely-ridiculous-guidance-ask-GP-permission-exercise-winter.html

5/10/22: Daily Mail: Overseas Nurses: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11281461/Foreign-nurses-fail-English-test-hired-NHS.html 

4/10/22: Daily Mirror and Daily Express: Truss Does Not Rule Out State Pension Age Changes: 

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/liz-truss-declines-rule-out-28149797

https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1678110/state-pension-age-retirement-Liz-Truss-policy-UK-2022

30/9/22: Daily Mirror: Triple Lock Jeopardy: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/pension-triple-lock-fears-campaigners-28116790

29/9/22: Daily Express: Dennis Reed Comment Column: Pensioners Worried Sick: https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1675836/run-on-pensions-what-pensions-at-risk-pensioners-campaign-group-pension-value 

27/9/22: Daily Express: Budget and Older People: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1674360/State-pension-triple-lock-Kwasi-Kwarteng-mini-budget 

27/9/22: Daily Mail: GP Emergency Procedures: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11252369/Struggling-GPs-pressure-refuse-patients-send-surgeries.htm

26/9/22: Daily Express Leader Column: BBC Campaign: https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily-express/20220926/281801402832697

26/9/22: Daily Express (and Sunday Times 25/9/22): Campaign on BBC Prosecutions: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1674164/bbc-prosecutions-older-viewers-britain-economic-crisis-tv-licence

23/9/22: Daily Mail: GPs Encouraged to Go to Canada: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11242489/UK-GP-body-advertises-316k-jobs-Canada-despite-complaining-crippling-staffing-shortage.html 

8/9/22: Daily Express: Energy Cap Announcement: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1666649/pensioners-energy-bills-freeze-Liz-Truss-support-hel

5/9/22: Daily Mirror (Front Page Story): Truss Energy Package: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/liz-truss-leaves-struggling-families-27906512

5/9/22: Daily Express: Silver Voices Energy Bills Advice: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1664531/silver-voices-state-pensioners-energy-bills-advice

5/9/22: Daily Express: Closure of Cash Machines: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1664573/free-cash-machines-withdrawals-atms-uk-Notemachine-silver-voices-Link

4/9/22: Sunday Express: Heating Crisis: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1664383/elderly-cost-of-living-crisis-families-winter-heating-energy-bills

2/9/22: Daily Telegraph(Front Page Story): Record GP Salaries: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/09/01/gps-given-record-pay-rises-covid-pandemic/ 

31/8/22: CNN International: UK Pensioners Plight: https://edition.cnn.com/2022/08/31/business/uk-cost-of-living-crisis-elderly-tory-leadership-intl-gbr-cmd/index.html 

31/8/22: Daily Express: Comment Column on GP crisis: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1662482/GP-appointment-survey-family-doctor-health-news-latest

31/8/22: Daily Express: State Pension Not Enough: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1662401/state-pension-pensioners-bills-cost-of-living-inflation-silver-voices

29/8/22: Daily Express(Front Page Story): Access to Cash: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1661639/cash-phased-out-five-years-banks-atm-cards-online-banking

28/8/22: Daily Telegraph: Zoom Call to Certify Death: (also Daily Mail 29/8)  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/08/28/widow-forced-verify-husbands-death-video-call-gp-would-not-visit/

26/8/22: Daily Express: Price Explosion: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1660602/pensioners-energy-bills-price-cap-ofgem-rise-increase 

25/8/22: Mail Online: Postcode Lottery on GP Appointments: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11145111/GP-access-postcode-lottery-Just-half-consultations-face-face-parts-England.html 

24/8/22: Daily Express: Pensions Petition Rejected: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1659524/state-pension-payments-minimum-guarantee-petition-DWP 

23/8/22: Daily Express Front Page Story: Catastrophic Inflation: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1658883/inflation-rise-highest-50-years-uk-catastrophic-economist-millions-cost-of-living-update

21/8/22: Daily Mail: GPs and “Bonkers” Energy Discount Plan: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11133611/Patients-hit-plans-GPs-write-prescriptions-cheaper-energy-bills.html 

20/8/22: Daily Mail: Virtual NHS Appointments: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11128953/Back-panic-stations-NHS-chiefs-prepare-Covid-style-campaign-urging-people-avoid-E.html 

18/8/22: Daily Express: State Pension Increases: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1657190/state-pension-payouts-inflation-cost-of-living-crisis 

15/8/22: Daily Mail: Hospital Roof Dangers: https://mailonline.pressreader.com/article/281827172548968 

14/8/22: Sunday Express: Tory Hopefuls and Cost of Living: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1655054/pensioners-cost-of-living-silver-voices-tory-leadership-race-sunak-truss-state-pension 

13/8/22: Daily Mail: Octopus Energy Friday Parties: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11107523/Dont-call-Octopus-Energy-4pm-Friday-thats-staff-crack-open-booze.html 

12/8/22: Daily Mail: NHS Cyber Attack: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11105439/Data-privacy-fears-GPs-sharing-patient-records-Word-documents.html

11/8/22: Daily Mirror: £200 per week Petition: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/pensioners-call-200-week-guaranteed-27710213 

11/8/22: Daily Mirror: Virtual Hospital Appointments (and LBC Radio Interview): https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/health/nhs-patients-offered-virtual-hospital-2770846

10/8/22: Daily Telegraph: Virtual Hospital Appointments: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/08/09/risk-waiting-longer-want-face-to-face-hospital-appointment-patients/

10/8/22: Daily Express: Heat Wave Health Warning: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1653067/health-alert-UK-heatwave-vulnerable-people-at-risk 

9/8/22: Daily Express: Truss and Older People: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1652363/pensioners-triple-lock-tory-leadership-rishi-sunak-inflation

8/8/22: Daily Record: £200 per Week Petition: https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/lifestyle/money/state-pension-petition-awaits-response-27682342

7/8/22: Sunday Express: BBC and Cost of Living: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1651711/tv-licence-fee-bbc-pensioners-silver-voices-dennis-reed-inflation-cost-of-living

7/8/22: Sunday Mirror: Older People and Cost of Living: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/pensioners-just-8p-better-were-27617865

3/8/22: Daily Mail: Loyalty Cards and Apps: https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/bills/article-11074397/Which-supermarket-loyalty-card-takes-biscuit-big-savings.html

2/8/22: Daily Mail: Accident and Emergency Waits: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11072525/How-12-hour-E-waits-SIX-TIMES-common-NHS-makes-out.html

2/8/22: Daily Express: Petition on Minimum Pension Guarantee:

https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1649202/state-pension-payments-increase-national-insurance-basic-new-UK-2022

1/8/22: Daily Record: Petition on Minimum Pension Guarantee: https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/lifestyle/money/new-petition-increase-state-pension-27629964

31/7/22: Sunday Express: Older People and Apps: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1648573/elderly-apps-isolation-technology-business

28/7/22: Daily Mail: Five Minute GP Appointments: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11057641/Englands-deadly-GP-crisis-deepens-Staff-numbers-fall-lowest-level-record.html

25/7/22: Radio 4 You and Yours: Smartphone Apps (7 minutes in): https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0019k37 

18/7/22: Daily Express: TV Licence Fee Future: https://www.express.co.uk/showbiz/tv-radio/1641895/bbc-licence-fee-households-uk-tv-Nadine-Dorries 

17/7/22: Sunday Express: Eco-Heaters and Costs: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1641754/heat-pumps-eco-fines-energy-bills-prices-cost-of-living-silver-voices

13/7/22: Daily Express: BBC Celebrity Salaries Comment Column by Dennis Reed:

https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1640082/BBC-free-TV-licence-pensioners-gary-lineker-dennis-reed-silver-voices

12/7/22: Daily Mail: Ghost Patients: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11001649/Ghost-patients-5million-people-not-exist-registered-GP-surgeries.html 

10/7/22: Sunday Express: Cost of Living Pressures on New PM: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1638219/prime-minister-cost-of-living-energy-bills-boris-johnson-tory-leadership

9/7/22: Daily Express: Pensions Reform Needed: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1637779/state-pension-news-private-sector-savings-over-50-silver-voices

6/7/22: Daily Express: Silver Voices Call for £200 Minimum Pension Guarantee: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1636175/state-pension-silver-voices-campaigners-Dennis-Reed-pensioners-latest 

 4/7/22: The Guardian: Future of Postage Stamps: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2022/jul/04/eventually-it-will-just-be-a-barcode-wont-it-why-britains-new-stamps-are-causing-outrage-and-upset 

2/7/22: Daily Telegraph: Digital Only World: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/07/01/public-comes-last-digital-only-britain/ 

1/7/22: Daily Mail: Shortage of GP Appointments: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-10970269/Want-actual-GP-face-face-appointment-Youve-got-one-four-chance.html 

30/6/22: Daily Express: Only One in Twenty State Pensioners Get Top Rate: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1633038/state-pension-shock-figures-silver-voices-dennis-read-oaps-full-weekly-payment-update 

29/6/22: Daily Express: Digital NHS: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1632550/nhs-digital-evolution-app-sajid-javid and Express Editorial

28/6/22: Daily Express: Freeview Campaign: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1632417/protect-tv-and-radio-campaign-pensioner-groups-streaming-services 

26/6/22: Sunday Telegraph: Patients Visit Pharmacies Instead of GPs: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/06/25/number-patients-turning-pharmacists-medical-advice-rises-44/

23/6/22: Daily Express Editorial: Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1629738/rishi-sunak-pension-uk-triple-lock-energy-bills-cost-of-living-crisis-dennis-reed

23/6/22: Daily Express (and inews): Threats to Triple Lock:

https://www.express.co.uk/finance/retirement/1629681/triple-lock-pension-rise-scrap-warning-ministers-cost-of-living-ministers-oaps-inflation

21/6/22: Daily Telegraph: Remote GP Appointments and the Environment: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/06/20/fewer-face-to-face-gp-appointments-good-environment-nhs-says/

20/6/22: Daily Mail: Closure and Mergers of GP Practices: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-10934965/A-FIFTH-Englands-8-000-GP-practices-closed-merged-past-decade.html 

20/6/22:You and Yours Interview Radio 4: Director Dennis Reed on Digital Voice: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0018g5h (32 minutes into programme)

19/6/22: Sunday Express: Windfall Tax to Pay for Pension Rises: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1627979/amazon-tax-internet-operators-pensioners-cost-of-living 

15/6/22: Daily Express: Cost of Living Crisis and State Pensions: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1625877/cost-of-living-inflation-pensioners-silver-voices-dennis-reed-energy-bills 

15/6/22: Daily Mail: TV Licence Prosecutions: https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/bills/article-10916099/The-TV-licence-court-pay-mistake.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490&ito=1490 

11/6/22: The Times (behind Paywall): Hospital Visiting Restrictions: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/covid-19-hospitals-still-refusing-to-allow-visitors-vt2d7fdbh 

9/6/22: Daily Mail: Sick Notes and GPs: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10898291/Pharmacists-nurses-GPs-clinics-allowed-sign-people-sick-new-measure.html 

8/6/22: Daily Mail: 13 Hour Wait in A and E: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-10896287/The-shocking-video-lays-bare-dire-state-NHS.html

2/6/22: Daily Express: Save Our Landlines (and LBC Radio Interview): https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1619458/telecoms-firms-bt-virgin-landline-phones-britain-voip-latest  

1/6/22: Daily Telegraph: GP Shortages: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/05/31/revealed-worst-areas-gp-shortages-uk/

30/5/22: Daily Express Front Page: GP Missed Appointments: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1617888/gp-nhs-world-health-organisation-Karol-Sikora-Martin-Marshall

30/5/22: Daily Mail: Short GP Appointments: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10866537/More-quarter-consultations-five-minutes-figures-show.html 

27/5/22: Daily Mail: Growth in Private GP Appointments: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10862535/3-7-million-patients-paid-private-GP-two-years-amid-face-face-slot-concerns.html 

23/5/22: Daily Express: Energy Prices/Windfall Tax (including Comment Column by Dennis Reed): https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1614337/cost-of-living-crisis-inflation-windfall-tax-energy-bills

22/5/22: Sunday Express: Cost of Living Survey: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1614007/Cost-of-Living-crisis-tory-party-labour-energy-bills 

22/5/22: Sunday Mail: Roll Out of Digital Voice: https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/bills/article-10840711/BT-restart-rollout-dangerous-new-phone-lines.html

19/5/22: Daily Express Editorial: https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1612875/inflation-uk-pensions-cost-of-living-crisis-britain-police-rape-tube-strike-jubilee 

19/5/22: Daily Express Front Page Splash: Older People Can’t Cope: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1612504/rishi-sunak-inflation-pensioners-cost-of-living-crisis 

19/5/22: inews: Older People At Risk In Cost-of-Living Crisis: https://inews.co.uk/news/cost-living-state-pension-increase-uk-inflation-rate-older-people-risks-1636915 

18/5/22: Daily Express: TV Licence Fee Unfairness: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1612028/BBC-Greg-Dyke-unfair-licence-fee

18/5/22: Daily Mail: Telephone Wait Campaign: https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/news/article-10825515/Readers-rally-campaign-fine-firms-call-waiting-times.html

15/5/22: Sunday Express: Cost of Living Front Page Splash: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1610458/rishi-sunak-cost-of-living-crisis-uk-spring-statement 

15/5/22: Sunday Times (behind Pay Wall): TV Licence Fee Prosecutions: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/hounded-by-licence-fee-enforcers-i-feared-a-criminal-record-at-72-cr52sb2tp 

12/5/22: Daily Telegraph: BBC Pay Backlash: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/05/11/bbc-faces-backlash-staff-see-largest-salary-rise-decade-over/?fr=operanews 

11/5/22: Daily Mail: GPs’ Workloads: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-10801835/GPs-vote-AGAINST-closing-doors-5pm-following-fury-plans-demand-safe-working-limits.html?msclkid=00d70f60d12  (also the Times)

9/5/22: Daily Express: BBC Priorities: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1607567/bbc-news-licence-fee-lastest-marketing-research-cost 

8/5/22: Sunday Express: Cost of Living Minister: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1606962/cost-of-living-crisis-britain-boris-johnson-rishi-sunak-inflation-news 

3/5/22: Daily Mail front page quote: Where Have All the GPs Gone?: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10776545/Shock-new-figures-just-one-doctor-2-200-patients-NHS-staff-shortages-start-bite.html 

2/5/22: Daily Express Online: Local Elections Tory Boycott: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1604183/Local-elections-pensioners-boycott-Tories-broken-promises-cost-of-living-crisis

29/4/22: Daily Express front page splash and comment column by Dennis Reed: Future of TV Licence Fee: https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1603135/BBC-TV-licence-scrap-television-licence-Channel-4-Nadine-Dorries 

27/4/22: Daily Express: Parkinson’s Charity Prop Up NHS: https://silvervoices.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Parkinsons-Donation.pdf 

24/4/22: Sunday Mail: Amazon Prime Shops With No Staff:

https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/bills/article-10745993/With-no-tills-no-cash-no-cards-Amazons-new-shops-bemusing.htm

22/4/22: Daily Mail: Flu Jab Cut-Backs:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10743663/Health-chiefs-stick-reckless-decision-offer-free-influenza-vaccines-65.html

21/4/22: Daily Express: Older People and Cost of Living: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1598751/energy-crisis-state-pension-news-hit-fuel-prices-cost-of-living-crisis 

21/4/22: Daily Mail: Banks Restricted Opening Hours: https://www.mailplus.co.uk/edition/news/173739/santander-blasted-for-slashing-its-bank-branch-opening-hours

20/4/22: Daily Telegraph: NHS Waiting Lists: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/04/19/nhs-ruse-bust-backlogs-could-see-patients-offered-guidance-rather/

17/4/22: Sunday Mail; GP Appointments: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10724773/Patients-hit-doctor-dismissed-concerns-difficulties-face-face-GP-appointments.html 

17/4/22: Sunday Express: Quotes on Energy Prices Nightmare and Article on Increasing Use of Opiates: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1597037/rising-energy-costs-bills-campaigners 

16/4/22: The Times (behind Pay Wall): Government Four Years Behind GPs Target: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/tories-fall-four-years-behind-in-pledge-to-hire-6-000-more-gps-879rfh3kn 

14/4/22: Daily Mail: Royal College Advertising GP Jobs in Australia: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-10716067/UK-GP-body-advertising-200k-year-jobs-Australia-better-work-life-balance.html 

14/4/22: Daily Mail: GP Numbers Postcode Lottery: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-10711851/Patient-doctor-ratio-double-level-seen-1980s-amid-staff-exodus.html

13/4/22: Daily Mirror: Silver Voices and the Local Elections: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/pensioners-campaign-group-urges-older-2669445

12/4/22: Daily Telegraph (front page lead story); NHS Crisis: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/04/11/gps-told-work-late-stop-ae-crisis-easter/

12/4/22: Daily Express: Rescue Package for Older People (front page story and leader column support for Silver Voices proposal): https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1594648/rescue-package-plea-pensioners-bills-hike 

8/4/22: Daily Mail: GPs and Saturday Working: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-10695791/Why-NOT-able-face-face-GP-appointment-Saturday-evening.html 

7/4/22: Daily Express: DWP Pension Errors: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1592669/state-pension-underpayment-dwp-error-retirement-uk 

4/4/22: Daily Mirror: Cost of the Broken Promise on Free TV Licences: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/pensioners-face-710m-tv-licence-26623508

2/4/22: Daily Express: Fury at Chancellor’s Spring Budget: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1588766/rishi-sunak-spring-statement-pensioners-state-pension-triple-lock-retirement-uk 

31/3/22: Daily Telegraph: Changes to Postage Stamps:  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/consumer-affairs/elderly-left-dark-changes-stamps/

29/3/22: Daily Express: Suspend TV Licence Fines Open Letter: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1587975/tv-licence-nadine-dorries-fines-women-uk-latest 

28/3/22: Daily Express: Covid Tests Row:

https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1587580/Covid-tests-free-lateral-flow-tests-infections-latest-MPs

28/3/22: Daily Express: Possible Council Tax Rebate: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1587121/council-tax-rebate-cost-of-living-crisis-survival-guide-rishi-sunak-uk-latest-news 

22/3/22: Daily Express: Minister Warns BBC on Prosecution of Over-75s: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1584643/bbc-licence-fee-latest-news-Silver-Voices-Julia-Lopez-TV-Licence 

22/3/22: Daily Mail: Triple Lock Assurances: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10637647/Boost-OAPs-pensions-rise-7-year-return-triple-lock-protection.html

15/3/22: Daily Mail: GP Appointments: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10614895/GPs-quitting-handle-flak-lack-face-face-appointments.html 

14/3/22: Daily Express: Scrap Future Pension Age Rises:

https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1579991/state-pension-news-uk-retirement-age-pensions-retire-latest

13/3/22: Sunday Express: Cost of Living Crisis:    https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1579905/poverty-cost-of-living-elderly-people

7/3/22: Daily Express: Silver Voices Support for Dementia Research Campaign (no online version)

5/3/22: Daily Express: Digital Postage Stamps: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1575593/stamp-outrage-royal-mail-digital-stamps-barcode-major-change 

27/2/22: Sunday Mail: Bank Profits: https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/saving/article-10554583/Banks-bosses-refuse-pass-boost-savers.html

26/2/22: Daily Express: Cost of Living and Older People:

https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1570709/state-pension-triple-lock-UK-tax-treasury-rishi-sunak-lifeline-allowance-suspension

24-25/2/22: GP Appointments Down Again: Daily Telegraph (behind Pay Wall): https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/02/24/worrying-fall-face-to-face-gp-appointments-despite-plea-restore/ . Also Daily Express

20/2/22: Sunday Express: Covid-19 Restrictions: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1568776/covid-restrictions-lifted-axed-england-pandemic-end-normality-boris-johnson-announcement 

20/2/22: Sunday Express: Patients and GPs: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1569121/GP-appointments-online-remote-consultations 

19/2/22: Daily Express: Government Denial of Older People: Pension news: Rishi Sunak accused of ‘ignoring plight of pensioners’ in UK crisis | UK | News | Express.co.uk

17/2/22: Daily Telegraph (behind Pay Wall): BBC Renews Capita Contract: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2022/02/17/bbc-renews-licence-fee-collection-contract-capita/ 

13/2/22: Sunday Express: Pensioners and Cost of Living Crisis: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1565284/cost-of-living-crisis-elderly-campaign

12/2/22: Daily Express: State Pension and Cost of Living: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1563430/state-pension-triple-lock-inflation-retirement-uk 

9/2/22: Daily Express: Silver Voices Petition: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1563252/state-pension-increase-amount-emergency-fund-UK-DWP-2022 

9/2/22: inews: Government Rejects Emergency Petition Uplift:

https://inews.co.uk/news/energy-bills-support-uk-government-pensioners-rishi-sunak-crisis-1448848

6/2/22: Sunday Express: quote in spread on Energy Crisis (no online version)

3/2/22: Daily Express: Cost of Living Crisis: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1560411/state-pension-increase-rise-rishi-sunak-energy-council-tax 

2/2/22: Daily Record: £500 Pension Increase Petition: https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/lifestyle/money/petition-for-state-pension-increase-26118303 

27/28/1/22: Daily Mail: GPs Priorities: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10449933/NHS-England-orders-GPs-prioritise-patients-giving-Covid-19-jabs.html (also Daily Telegraph behind Pay Wall and the Sun)

25/1/22: Daily Express: £500 Pension Call: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1555182/boris-johnson-national-insurance-hike-nhs

24/1/22: Daily Mail: GP Complaints: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10432563/GP-complaints-treble-year-majority-concerns-patients-struggling-make-appointment.html 

23/1/22: Sunday Telegraph (behind Pay Wall): Complaints Triple on Access to GPs: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/01/22/complaints-gps-triple-focus-difficulty-getting-appointment/

22/1/22: Daily Mirror: Older People Let Down By Dorries: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/pensioners-left-bitterly-disappointed-tory-26001721

20/1/22: inews: Need for Emergency Pension Increase as Inflation Rises (also Daily Express):

https://inews.co.uk/news/inflation-rate-rising-uk-older-people-stretch-state-pension-campaigners-1410405

17/1/22: inews: Disingenuous Culture Secretary Statement on BBC Licences (also comment column in Daily Express): https://inews.co.uk/news/media/bbc-licence-fee-scrapped-tv-announcement-over-75s-threatened-failure-pay-1405464 

16/1/22: Sunday Express: GP Appointments: GPs

15/1/22: Daily Mail: MPs Second Homes and Energy Costs: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10404277/MPs-charge-3-500-energy-bills-second-homes.html 

11/1/22: Daily Mirror: Capita Enforcement Action on TV Licences:

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tv-licence-officials-terrorising-over-25909080

9/1/22: Daily Express: State Pension Problems: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1545271/state-pension-uk-triple-lock-inflation-waspi-women-retirement-uk 

6/1/22: Daily Telegraph(paywall): Dangers of Remote GP consultations:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/01/06/grieving-husband-claims-refusal-face-to-face-appointment-meant/

1/1/22: i newspaper: Pensions Issues in 2022: https://inews.co.uk/inews-lifestyle/money/pensions-and-retirement/what-will-happen-to-pensions-in-2022-from-state-pension-increase-to-triple-lock-changes-1369513 

30/12/21: Daily Express: Cost of Living Crisis (Silver Voices quoted on front page). (Also story on same subject in Daily Mirror) : https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1542572/state-pension-triple-lock-boris-johnson-energy-bills-cost-of-living-crisis. 

17/12/21: Daily Express: BBC Savings on Repeats: https://www.express.co.uk/showbiz/tv-radio/1537526/bbc-christmas-tv-series-mrs-browns-boy-the-repair-shop 

16/12/21: Daily Express: Rising Inflation: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1536926/inflation-record-income-cost-of-living

16/12/21: Daily Express: BBC and Visits to Over-75s: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1536852/bbc-licence-fee-pensioners-demand-end-visit

10/12/21: The Times (behind Paywall): Xmas Restrictions on Care Home Visitors

7/12/21: Daily Express (front page story): Cost of Living Crisis: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1532353/cost-of-living-crisis-bank-of-england-price-rises

5/12/21: Sunday Express: Older People Still Shielding: https://www.pressreader.com/uk/sunday-express-1070/20211205/281578063949388 

4/12/21: Over 75s Health Checks Dropped: Daily Mail (and Telegraph, BBC News, Radio 4, Radio 5): https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10272377/Routine-health-checks-75s-suspended-April-GPs-deliver-boosters.html 

28/11/21: Sunday Express: Johnson and Social Care Promise: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1527939/Boris-Johnson-latest-Tory-party-leadership

24/11/21: Daily Express: Overturn Social Cap Decision: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1526213/demand-overturn-decision-social-care-costs-boris-johnson (and Leader Column)

21/11/21: Sunday Express: Postcode Lottery for GPs: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1524668/gp-work-hours-part-time-staff-shortage-practice 

20/11/21: Daily Express: Boris Johnson Must Intervene on Free TV Licences: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1524175/bbc-licence-fee-update-over-74-free-tv-licence-latest-boris-johnson 

19/11/21: Daily Express: BBC Blunder over TV licences: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1523671/BBC-news-TV-Licence-fee-over-75-axe-pensioners-Silver-Voices-campaign 

18/11/21: The Guardian: Regressive Social Care Plan:

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2021/nov/18/six-in-10-elderly-care-users-in-england-set-to-lose-out-from-costs-cap

17/11/21: Daily Mail: Bank Branches and Older People:

https://www.mirror.co.uk/money/millions-face-pension-poverty-mps-25471447

https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/saving/article-10208535/March-Robo-banks-Banks-cut-cashier-services-bone.html

16/11/21: inews, Daily Express, Daily Mail: Triple Lock Betrayal:

https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/state-pension-vote-triple-lock-scrapped-mps-pensioners-government-1303113

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10205887/Pensions-blow-MPs-kill-triple-lock-meaning-elderly-small-rise-year.html

https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1522092/state-pension-triple-lock-axe-rishi-sunak

12/11/21: The Times: Booster Jabs and NHS App (behind pay wall): https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/over-60s-face-ban-from-europe-unless-nhs-app-shows-covid-booster-jab-n7l3t69wb 

10/11/21: inews: Compulsory Covid Jabs for Health and Social Care Staff:  https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/mandatory-covid-jabs-new-rules-vaccine-care-home-managers-lose-staff-poll-1293460 ( also in Times and Daily Telegraph)

6/11/21: Daily Express: BBC Customer Care Visits Start: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1517561/BBC-TV-licence-charity-campaign

 4/11/21: inews: Triple Lock Debate: https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/state-pension-no-prospect-of-government-bringing-back-triple-lock-despite-house-of-lords-defeat-1281948 

1/11/21: Daily Express: House of Lords Triple Lock Battle: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1514285/State-Pension-Triple-Lock-rishi-sunak-baroness-altman 

31/10/21: Sunday Express: Climate Change and Older People: https://silvervoices.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Green31.pdf 

30/10/21:Daily Express: Tories Will Pay a Price for Budget: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1513412/boris-johnson-older-voters-conservatives-rishi-sunak-budget-pensioners-silver-voices 

28/10/21: inews: Budget and Pensions: https://inews.co.uk/news/politics/budget/budget-2021-pension-changes-explained-what-mean-pensioners-rishi-sunak-announcement-1272862 

28/10/21: Daily Express: Dismal Budget for Older People: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1512376/triple-lock-pension-update-rishi-sunak-budget-2021-state-pension-payments-2022

26/10/21: i newspaper and Daily Express: Last Ditch Attempt To Save the Triple Lock:

https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/state-pension-triple-lock-peer-lord-sikka-challenge-ministers-live-basic-rate-1266852

https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1511107/state-pension-uk-triple-lock-retirement-UK-2021

25/10/21: Daily Telegraph: Replacing Train Timetables With QR Codes: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/travel/news/plot-to-replace-train-timetable-posters-with-qr-codes-triggers-safety-fears/ar-AAPTzRq?ocid=mailsignout&li=BBoPWjQ 

21/10/21: Daily Express: Alzheimer’s Training for BBC Enforcement Staff: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1509642/tv-licence-fees-pensioners-alzheimers-society

 20/10/21: Daily Express: State Pension Double Whammy:

https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1508830/state-pension-2022-increase-rise-triple-lock-inflation-rate-uk

16/10/21: Daily Express: BBC Customer Care Visits Starting: Article and Comment Column by Dennis Reed:

https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1506899/fears-elderly-bbc-heavies-visit-licence-row

https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1506577/bbc-tv-licence-bullying-pensioners

11/10/21: GPs Crisis: Front Pages of Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10078295/Health-postcode-lottery-revealed-data-shows-worst-hit-areas-served-half-GPs-best.html 

10/10/21: Sunday Mail: Cost of Living Crisis: https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/markets/article-10075379/Millions-rely-basic-state-pension-face-poverty-old-age.html

9/10/21: Daily Mirror: Request for Meeting with Culture Secretary on Free Licences:

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/free-tv-licence-campaigners-demand-25171517

 5/10/21: Ageism at Work: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1500421/state-pension-age-uk-changes-reduce-63-increase-rise 

5/10/21: Daily Mail: GP appointments at Tory Conference: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10058819/Health-Secretary-says-no-problem-online-check-ups-people-want-them.html 

1/10/21: Daily Express: Climate Change Survey:   https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1499578/pensioners-support-climate-change

1/10/21: Daily Mail: Falling GP Appointments (also Telegraph and Express): https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10047725/Face-face-GP-appointments-fell-one-MILLION-month-despite-restrictions-scrapped.html 

27/9/21: Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Daily Mail: Tim Davie Salary Increase and Over 75s’ Anger: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1497108/fury-backlash-bbc-boss-tim-davie-pay-boost

 23/9/21: Daily Express: Front Page Story Winter Fuel Payments: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1495251/winter-fuel-payments-rising-energy-bills-gas-prices

22/9/21: Daily Express: Tim Davie Comments on Free Licences: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1494551/BBC-Tim-Davie-Brexit-comments-andrew-bridgen 

20-22/9/21: Face to Face GP Appointments: Numerous national reports including: Daily Mail, Express and Telegraph

Daily Mirror 17/9/21: Senior Railcard Refunds:      https://www.mirror.co.uk/money/pensioner-who-couldnt-travel-due-25008446

Inews 13/9/21: Threats to Tory Votes on Triple Lock:

https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/state-pension-triple-lock-suspended-older-voters-write-mps-pressure-1196350

Inews 8/9/21: Opinion Piece on Social Care Plan: https://inews.co.uk/opinion/boris-johnson-social-care-reform-tax-national-insurance-hit-poor-working-pensioners-1186907

Daily Express 8/9/21: Triple Lock Fury: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1488041/fury-pensioners-triple-lock-pension-freeze-one-year (also many other newspapers)

Inews 6/9/21: Winter Fuel Allowances Must be Increased: https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/state-pension-increase-winter-fuel-allowance-campaigners-triple-lock-threat-1184796 

Inews 4/9/21: Triple Lock Campaign: https://inews.co.uk/news/state-pension-uk-conservatives-will-lose-votes-anger-pension-triple-lock-changes-grows-says-campaigner-1182241 (also covered in the Daily Express)

Daily Express 1/9/21: BBC/Government Negotiations on TV Licence:

https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1484792/bbc-tv-licence-free-over-75s

Daily Express 31/8/21: State Pension Shortfalls:

https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1484141/state-pension-shortfall-amount-income-forecast-retirement

Inews 24/8/21: Threats to Conservatives on Triple Lock:

https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/state-pension-triple-lock-ends-older-people-tory-support-1163339

Daily Telegraph 27/8/21 and subsequent issues: GP Face to Face Appointments (behind pay wall)

Daily Express 23/8/21: Free TV Licences: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1480460/BBC-TV-licence-fee-latest-pensioners-Sliver-Voices

Daily Telegraph 21/8/21: GP Face to Face Appointments Campaign: Front Page and Leader Column (behind pay wall)

Daily Express Front Page 12/8/21: Triple Lock Warning to Chancellor: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1475592/State-pension-triple-lock-latest-silver-voices-rishi-sunak 

Daily Express 2/8/21: End of TV Grace Period For Over 75s (also covered in the Daily Mirror): https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1470833/BBC-TV-licence-free-pensioners-over-75s 

Daily Express 30/7/21: Warnings on Triple Lock:

https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1469855/boris-johnson-pension-triple-lock-figures-under-review

Daily Express 27/7/21: TV Licence Enforcement Letters: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1467943/TV-licence-warning-BBC-latest-news-over-75s-non-payment-protest-enforcement-threat-letter 

Daily Express 23/7/21: BBC £40 Million Budget Loss: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1466462/bbc-licence-fee-budget-tv-licence-over-75s-pensioners

Sunday Express 18/7/21: NHS Dentist Crisis: dentist

Daily Express 9/7/21: Threats to Triple Lock: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1460411/triple-lock-pension-rishi-sunak-block-bumper-payout-outrage 

Daily Express 6/7/21: Scrapping Free NHS Prescriptions is Economic Madness: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1458978/nhs-free-subscriptions-age-increase-66

Inews 30/6/21: Licence Amnesty End (also covered in Mirror, Express, Mail, Telegraph and others): https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/tv-licence-over-75s-defy-calls-pay-fee-risk-jail-campaign-group-1077262

Scottish Daily Mail 30/6/21: Funeral Expenses (also covered in the Daily Mail): scottish daily mail 30.6

 Daily Express 21/6/21: Threats to Triple Lock (FRONT PAGE STORY): https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1452414/pensions-triple-lock-rishi-sunak-pensioners-oap

Sunday Express 20/6/21: Face to Face Appointments with Doctors: Sunday Express 20 June 2021

Daily Mirror 18/6/21: Meeting With BBC Planned: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tv-licences-campaigner-meet-bbc-2434858

Daily Mirror 14/6/21: House of Lords Bill on TV Licences: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/new-hope-over-75s-tv-24308666

Sunday Express 6/6/21:  Abuse by Carers 

Daily Mirror 1/6/21:  Breaking the Impasse on Free TV licences: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/pensioners-demand-end-deadlock-row-24230012

Daily Express 20/5/21: Psychological Warfare by BBC on over 75s: https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1438744/bbc-tv-licence-fee-over-75s-letter-silver-voices

Daily Express 5/5/21: Broken Promises Over Social Care Reform https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1432230/boris-johnson-local-elections-update-results-social-care-reform