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







11/6/24: Daily Mail: Ageism and Lack of Action by EHRC: 

11/6/24: Daily Express: Liberal Democrats and Health and Social Care: 

10/6/24: Daily Express: Parties Must Sort Out Social Care: 

7/6/24: Daily Mail: Doctor Will See You Now: 

7/6/24: Daily Telegraph: GPs Action on Face to Face Appointments:  

5/6/24: Daily Mail: Ratios of GPs to Admin. Staff in Practices: 

5/6/24: Daily Express: Social Care Spread and Comment Column from Dennis Reed: 

4/6/24: Daily Mail: Surge in Private Hospital Treatment: 

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

30/5/24: Daily Express: Social Care Reforms: 

29/5/24: Daily Express: Labour and Tax Allowances: 

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: 

20/5/24: BBC Online: Delay to Switchover Timetable: 

20/5/24: Mail Online: BT Delays Digital Voice: 

20/5/24: Daily Mail: Royal Mail and Second Class Post: 

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: 

16/5/24: Daily Express: Private Pension Pots (Dennis Reed Opinion Column to go with Front Page Story): 

14/5/24: Daily Express: Conspiracy of Silence over Social Care: 

9/5/24: Daily Mail: Digital Voice and Sheltered Housing: 

8/5/24: Daily Mail: Probate Delays:

5/5/24: Sunday Express: Older People and Tax Threshold: 

29/4/24: Daily Mail: Family Doctors: 

28/4/24: Daily Mirror: Labour Pledge on Triple Lock: 

28/4/24: The Sun: Costa Coffee and Hospitals: 

26/4/24: i Newspaper: Single Pensioners:

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

23/4/24: i Newspaper: Passport Applications: 

22/4/24: Daily Mail: NHS App: 

19/4/24: Daily Telegraph: Rise in Dental Insurance: 

16/4/24: Daily Mail: Landlines and Continuing Uncertainty: 

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: 

12/4/24: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Triple Lock Shortfalls:

11/4/24: Daily Mirror: Labour and Buses:

10/4/24: Daily Express: Labour Adviser and Ageist Remarks:

9/4/24: inews: Growing Gap Between Old and New State Pensions: 

8/4/24: Daily Mail: France Fines for GP Non-Attendance:

8/4/24: Daily Express: Victory for Landlines Campaign:

8/4/24: Daily Express: Triple Lock Increase:

4/4/24: The Sun: GPs. Patients Asked to Bring Batteries: 

3/4/24: Daily Mail: Access to GPs: 

2/4/24: Daily Express: Two Tier State Pension Growing Gap:

2/4/24: Daily Mail: Long Waits for GPs:

29/3/24: Daily Express: Triple Lock Wiped Out by Tax Rises: 

28/3/24: Daily Express: National Insurance and Silver Voices Survey:

27/3/24: Daily Express: Sunak and Triple lock Promise: 

27/3/24: Daily Telegraph (Front Page Story): NHs Dissatisfaction Levels:

25/3/24: Daily Express: Chancellor Triple Lock Manifesto Promise;  

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

23/3/24: Daily Express: Triple Lock and Labour:

22/3/24: Daily Express Front Page Story: WASPI 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 |

21/3/24: Daily Express Front Page Story: Tories Triple Lock Promise:  

21/3/24: Daily Mirror: Triple Lock: 

21/3/24: Daily Express: Mel Stride and Snooping Powers:

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

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: 

13/3/24: Daily Mail: Insurance Tax: 

8/3/24: Daily Express: Opinion Column from Dennis Reed on Budget:

8/3/24: Daily Express: Hunt and Pensioners:

8/3/24: Daily Mail: NHS and AI:  

8/3/24: Daily Mail: NHS App Concerns: 

8/3/24: Daily Mirror: Budget and Pensioners (Front Page Story):

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

7/3/24: Daily Telegraph: Victory on Online GP Appointments: 

6/3/24: LBC Live Budget Interview:

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

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

4/3/24: Daily Express: Comment Column from Dennis Reed on Budget 2024: 

4/3/24: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Budget: 

3/3/24: Daily Mail: Self-Check Ins at Accident and Emergency: 

3/3/24: Sunday Express (Front Page Story): Budget and the Grey Vote: 

3/3/24: Sunday Mail: Shingles Jabs: 

1/3/24: Daily Mail: GP Same Day Appointment Experiment: 

29/2/24: Guardian: TV Licence Prosecutions: 

29/2/24: Daily Telegraph: GP Same Day Appointment Experiment: 

28/2/24: Daily Mail: A&E Waits: 

27/2/24: Daily Express: Driving Tests for Over-65s: 

27/2/24: Daily Mail: Cancer Survival Research: 

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

21/2/24: Daily Express: Triple Lock Labour Pledge: 

20/2/24: Daily Mail: Government Response to Digital Voice Petition: 

20/2/24: Daily Express: Halt State Pension Age Rise to 67: 

17/2/24: Daily Telegraph (Front Page Story): Overseas Dentists: 

16/2/24: Daily Telegraph (Front Page Story): Four Week Waits for GPs: 

14/2/24: Daily Mail: No Work for Locum GPs: 

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: 

2/2/24: Daily Mail: Landlines Petition Reaches Target: 

31/1/24: Daily Mail: Pharmacy First: 

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

26/1/24: Daily Express: Eye Tests for Older Drivers:

25/1/24: Daily Express: Ofcom Options on Royal Mail: 

23/1/24: Daily Express Royal Mail Cuts: 

22/1/24: Daily Express Comment Column BBC Prosecutions:

22/1/24: Daily Express: GP Funding Cuts:

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: 

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

16/1/24: BBC Radio Sussex: Interview on Landline Switch and various specialist business websites 

15/1/24: Daily Express: NHS Hospital Waiting Times: 

12/1/24: Daily Mail: Possible GPs Industrial Action: 

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

7/1/24: Daily Telegraph: Intrusive NHS Questionnaire: 

4/1/24: Daily Mail: Digital Voice Boycott (also Daily Express): 

2/1/24: Daily Mirror: Bus Route Cuts:

1/1/24: Daily Express (Front Page Story and Comment Column): GPs Crisis: 

31/12/23: Daily Telegraph: NHS Gift Vouchers: 

30/12/23: Guardian/Observer: Royal Mail Delays: 

28/12/23: Daily Telegraph: Food Self-Service Counters: 

27/12/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story and Comment Column): Hospital Parking Charges:

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

27/12/23: Daily Mail: Hospital Parking Charges:

24/12/23: The Sun on Sunday: Face to Face GP Appointments;

24/12/23: Mail on Sunday: Hospital Discharges: Bullying Allegation:

23/12/23: Daily Telegraph: Royal Mail Survey:

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

20/12/23: Daily Telegraph: Telecom Companies Blame Care Companies Over Digital Voice Problems: 

19/12/23: Daily Express: Dentistry Crisis: 

18/12/23: Daily Mail: NHS Waiting Lists: 

18/12/23: Daily Telegraph: Digital Voice Pause (Front Page Story): 

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

15/12/23: Daily Mirror: Triple Lock and Labour: 

14/12/23: Daily Mail: Digital Voice Horror Story: 

13/12/23: Daily Mail: Digital Voice:

13/12/23: Daily Express: Triple Lock and IFS Proposals: 

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

10/12/23: Sunday Telegraph: Online GP Appointments:

9/12/23: Daily Mail (Front Page Story): Royal Mail Letters Delays: 

9/12/23: Daily Express: TV Licence Prosecutions: 

6/12/23: Daily Express: Broadcast Campaign: 

5/12/23: Daily Mirror: Migration and Social Care:

5/12/23: Daily Express: BBC Licence Fee and over-75s: 

4/12/23: Daily Express: Triple Lock and Manifestos: 

30/11/23: Daily Express: GP Continuity: 

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:

Also Interview on Jeremy Vine Radio 2 Show

28/11/23: Daily Mail: 97 Year Old in Neighbour Dispute: 

24/11/23: Daily Express: Triple Lock Aftermath (plus comment column): 

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

23/11/23: Daily Express: Triple Lock Victory (Front Page Story): 

22/11/23: Daily Express: Autumn Statement: 

21/11/23: Daily Express: Media Bill:

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

21/11/23: Daily Telegraph: GP Waiting Times Worse than Rwanda: 

20/11/23: Daily Express: Frozen Pensions: 

20/11/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story and Comment Column) Honour the Triple Lock (also mentioned by Radio 4 Today):

19/11/23: Observer/Guardian: Digital Voice:

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

14/11/23: The Times Mark Porter Column GP Appointments (behind paywall): 

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 (

The Times:

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

Daily Express: 

Daily Mirror: 

11/11/23: Daily Express: Triple Lock and Government Petition:

11/11/23: The Sun: Morrisons Cut Cash Points:

10/11/23: Daily Mirror: Social Care Crisis: 

31/10/23: Scottish Sun: Grotesque Masks to Advertise Day Centre: 

28/10/23: Daily Telegraph: Use of Physician Associates rather than GPs: 

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

25/10/23: Daily Mail: Insurance Hikes for Older Drivers:

25/10/23: Daily Mail: GPs Queue Jumping:

23/10/23: Daily Express: Lobby Tory MPs on Triple Lock: 

19/10/23: Daily Express: Triple Lock Fears:

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

15/10/23: Sunday Mail: Insurance Premiums Tax: 

15/10/23: Sunday Telegraph: Hospitals Rats and Mice Infestations:

14/10/23: Daily Telegraph: Private GP Appointments: 

12/10/23: Daily Telegraph: Age Discrimination in Cancer Screening: . Story also in the Daily Express. 

10/10/23: Daily Express: Zero VAT on Prescriptions:

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

 8/10/23: Sunday Mirror: Sunak Speech:

2/10/23: Daily Express: Silver Manifesto:

2/10/23: Daily Mail: Online GP Appointments: 

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

27/9/23: Daily Mail: Digital Voice Roll-Out:

26/9/23: Daily Express: Gordon Brown and Triple Lock:

25/9/23: Daily Express: Comment Column by Dennis Reed on Triple Lock:

22/9/23: LBC Nick Ferrari Interview with Dennis Reed on Triple Lock (55mins in): 

22/9/23: Daily Express: Chancellor and the Triple Lock:

21/9/23: Mail Online: GPs and Hospital Referrals:

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

20/9/23: Daily Express Triple Lock:

20/9/23: Daily Express: Traditional TV Viewing: 

19/9/23: Daily Express (Front Page and Editorial Comment): Triple Lock Petition

18/9/23: Daily Express: Labour and the Triple Lock: 

16/9/23: Daily Express: Support for Triple Lock Petition: 

16/9/23: Daily Mirror: Ticket Offices Campaign: 

15/9/23: iNews: Triple Lock: 

15/9/23: Daily Mail: Accident and Emergency Pressures: 

15/9/23: Daily Express: Labour and the Triple Lock: 

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

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

13/9/23: Daily Express Front Page: Triple Lock: 

11/9/23: Daily Express: Dennis Reed Comment Column on Triple Lock: 

11/9/23: Daily Express: Sunak and Triple Lock: 

8/9/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story and Comment Column by Dennis Reed): Triple Lock Threats: 

8/9/23: Daily Mail: Triple Lock and IFS: 

5/9/23: Daily Mirror: Digital Voice:

5/9/23: Daily Express: Digital Voice:

4/9/23: Daily Express: TV Licences and Cost-of-Living (article, comment column and leader opinion column): 

1/9/23: Daily Mail: GP Salaries and Drop in Face to Face Appointments: 

1/9/23: Daily Telegraph: GP Salaries and Drop in Face to Face Appointments: 

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: 

21/8/23: Daily Mail (also Daily Telegraph): GPs Setting Daily Patient Limits: 

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

15/8/23: Daily Mirror: Age Discrimination: 

13/8/23: Sunday Express: Equity Release and Older People: 

11/8/23: Daily Express: Triple Lock and Labour:  

8/8/23: Daily Express: BBC and Over 75s:

6/8/23: Sunday Telegraph: GPs Refusing Face to Face Appointments:

5/8/23: Daily Mirror: Manchester United Digital Only Season Tickets:

5/8/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Married Women Pension Injustice:

4/8/23: Daily Mirror (Front Page Story): Older Workers Get On Your Bike:

3/8/23: Daily Mirror: Ticket Office Madness: 

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

29/7/23: Daily Express: Freeview TV Campaign: 

28/7/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Labour Party and Triple Lock: 

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:

 21/7/23: Mail Online: GP patient ratings:

18/7/23: Daily Express: Ticket Office Closures: 

13 July 2023: Daily Mail: Junior Doctors Strike: 

9 July 2023: Daily Telegraph: No GP Walk-In Appointments: 

 9 July 2023: Sunday Mail: Comparing GP and AI Advice: 

8 July 2023: Daily Telegraph: Junior Doctors’ Strike: 

6 July 2023: BBC TV Look North: Interview on Parking Apps and Ticket Offices: 

29 June 2023: Daily Mail Front Page Story: Consultants’ Strike: 

28 June LBC Radio: Dennis Reed Interview on Triple Lock

28 June 2023: Daily Express: Ageism Petition Launch: 

20 June 2023: Daily Express: Triple Lock Fury: 

13 June 2023: Daily Express: Silver Voices Age Discrimination Survey: 

9 June 2023: Daily Mirror: Further Delay to Social Care Cap: 

2 June 2023: Daily Telegraph: Heat Wave Warnings: 

1 June 2023: Daily Telegraph: Digital Voice Roll-Out: 

30-31 May: Daily Telegraph and Daily Express: Marks and Spencer Snubs to Older People: 

26/5/23: Daily Mail: Hospital Waiting Lists: 

26/5/23: Daily Express: Access to Cash: 

24/5/23: Daily Telegraph: Marks and Spencer Self-Check Outs:

22/5/23: Daily Express: Campaign for £320 per week Living Pension:  

20/5/23: Daily Mail: GPs and Fees: 

17/5/23: Daily Express: Expansion of Freeview Campaign: 

16/5/23: Daily Mail: Abandoning 3G Network: 

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

11/5/23: Daily Mirror: Travel Insurance Discrimination: 

1/5/23: Daily Express: Government and BBC: 

28/4/23: Daily Telegraph: Supermarket Discounts and Older People: 

27/4/23: Daily Express: Freeview Petition Grows (and Comment Column from Dennis Reed):

26/4/23: This is Money: Older People and Cash:

26/4/23: Daily Mirror Social Care Crisis: 

25/4/23: Daily Express: BBC and Over-75s:

25/4/23: Daily Mail: Short GP Appointments:

25/4/23: The Sun: Short GP Appointments

22/4/23: Daily Mail: National Trust and Parking Apps: 

19/4/23: The Sun: 999 and Ambulance Waits: 

18/4/23: Daily Mail: Mixed Hospital Wards:

16/4/23: Sun on Sunday: Hospital Coffee Costs:

16/4/23: Mail on Sunday: Cashless Parking:

16/4/23: Sunday Telegraph: Ageist Language:

14/4/23:Daily Express: Cash Famine:

13/4/23: Daily Express: Savings and the Triple Lock:

7/4/23: Daily Mirror: Cashless Parking:

6/4/23: Talk TV Interview with Dennis Reed on Apps and Older People (Interview 2.26 into programme):

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

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

4/4/23: Daily Express: Retirement Age at 67 Should be Shelved: 

30/3/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story: State Pension Age Rise Delayed:  

25/3/23: Sunday Mail: Digital Voice Roll-Out: 

22/3/23: Daily Express: Over 75s Revolt on TV Licences:

18/3/23: Daily Express Front Page and Comment Column: Potential Licence Fee Rises: 

16/3/23: Daily Express: Budget Comment: 

13/3/23: Daily Mirror: Budget and Energy Support:

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

11/3/23: Daily Express: Budget and Triple Lock:

7/3/23: Daily Mail: New GP Contract:

6/3/23: Daily Express:  Freeview Campaign: 

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

1/3/23: Daily Express: Working Pensioners Income Cuts:

27/2/23: Daily Express: Energy Price Cap and State Pension:

25/2/23: Daily Express: Frozen Pensions Petition: 

22/2/23: Daily Mail: More Receptionists Than GPs: 

19/2/23: Sunday Mirror: Frozen Pensions: 

18/2/23: Daily Mirror: Tim Davie and Licence Fee:

18/2/23: Daily Express: TV Licences and  Tim Davie (Comment Column Dennis Reed as part of front page splash) 

16/2/23: inews: MW and LW Broadcasts to be Discontinued: 

14/2/23: Daily Mirror: Freeview Petition:

14/2/23: Daily Mail: GP/ Patient Ratios:

14/2/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Council Tax Rises:

11/2/23: Daily Express: Save Freeview Campaign:

11/2/23: Daily Mail: ATM Closures:

10/2/23: GB News: Threats to Triple Lock: 

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

8/2/23: Daily Mirror: Call a General Election in 2023: 

8/2/23: Daily Mail: National Savings Age Discrimination: 

8/2/23: Daily Mail: NHS Branding: 

2/2/23: Daily Express: New Threat to Triple Lock: 

31/1/23: Daily Mail: Virtual GP Wards:

31/1/23: Daily Express Front Page Story: GP Appointment Crisis:

29/1/23: Sunday Express: Water Bills: 

27/1/23: Daily Express (Dennis Reed Opinion Column): Bank Closures:

27/1/23: Daily Mail: Virtual Reality Training for Nurses:

26/1/23: Daily Express (Front Page): Dying of Cold: 

25/1/23: Daily Express (online): Warning to Sunak on State Pension Age Rises:

25/1/23: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Threats to State Pension Age:

24/1/23: Daily Mail: Continuing Difficulties with GP Appointments:

24/1/23: Daily Express: Save Freeview Campaign:

18/1/23: Daily Mail: Visitors Covering for Nurses:

17/1/23: Daily Telegraph: Families Asked to Cover for Striking Nurses:

16/1/23: Daily Mail: Labour proposals on self-referrals: 

14/1/23: Daily Mail: Bank Branch Closures: 

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: 

26/12/22: Daily Express: BBC Threatening Letters: 

22/12/22: Daily Mail: Ambulance Delays: 

21/12/22: Daily Express: BBC and Cost-of-Living: 

21/12/22: The Times and Daily Mail: Digital Radio: 

20/12/22: Daily Express: Success on Energy Support Payments:

17/12/22: Daily Express: Off-Grid Energy Support: 

16/12/22: TalkTV: Interview on NHS Strikes: 

16/12/22: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Nurses Strike: 

11/12/22: Sunday Express: Winter Energy Crisis: 

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 |

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 |

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: 

27/11/22: Sunday Express: Caring Christmas Campaign:

26/11/22: Daily Express: Nurses’ Strike: 

25/11/22: Daily Mail: GPs Core Hours: 

November/December 2022 Parliament Magazine: Article on BBC Licence Enforcement Policies: 

20/11/22: Sunday Mirror: TV Licences and MPs:

18/11/22: Triple Lock Victory (Front Page Story and opinion piece by Dennis Reed) :

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

17/11/22: Daily Express: Preview of Autumn Statement:

16/11/22: Daily Express: 11% Inflation and Triple Lock:

15/11/22: Daily Express Leader: Triple Lock Campaign Closing in on Victory: 

15/11/22: Daily Express Front Page Story: PM Hints on Triple Lock: 

11/11/22: Daily Express Front Page Story: Threats to Social Care Cap: 

10/11/22: Daily Mirror: Threats to Social Care Cap:

10/11/22: Daily Express: Hammond and Triple Lock:

8/11/22: Daily Mail: Ambulance Crisis: 

7/11/22: Daily Express Front Page: Senior Tories Support Triple Lock: 

5/11/22: Daily Express Front Page: Electoral Consequences for Tories on Triple Lock: 

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

2/11/22: Daily Express: 50,000 Sign Petition: 

2/11/22: Money Mail: Energy Price Hikes: 

1/11/22: Daily Express: Triple Lock Campaign:

29/10/22: Daily Express: TV Licence Prosecutions:

28/10/22: Daily Express Front Page: Silver Voices/Express Triple Lock Petition:

27/10/22: Daily Mirror: Raid on Pensions:

27/10/22: Daily Express Front Page: Triple Lock Fears: 

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

23/10/22: Sunday Express: Older People as Second Class Citizens:

22/10/22: Daily Express: Older People and Tory Leadership Campaign:

21/10/22: Blood Supplies and Elective Operations: 

19/10/22: Daily Mirror: Triple Lock Fury:

19/10/22: Daily Mirror: Silver Voices Energy Costs Survey:

19/10/22: Daily Express (Front Page Story): Threats to Triple Lock (also i newspaper):

14/10/22: Daily Telegraph: Tesco Digital Exclusion:

13/10/22: GB News Interview with Dennis Reed on NHS Crisis:

12/10/22: Daily Mail: Energy Crisis Special:

11/10/22: Daily Express: Energy Support not Enough (plus supportive leader opinion):

7/10/22: Daily Express (front page story): Energy Blackouts:

7/10/22: Daily Telegraph: Premium Bonds and Digital Exclusion:

6/10/22: Daily Mail: NHS Advice to Patients on Exercise and GPs:

5/10/22: Daily Mail: Overseas Nurses: 

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

30/9/22: Daily Mirror: Triple Lock Jeopardy:

29/9/22: Daily Express: Dennis Reed Comment Column: Pensioners Worried Sick: 

27/9/22: Daily Express: Budget and Older People: 

27/9/22: Daily Mail: GP Emergency Procedures:

26/9/22: Daily Express Leader Column: BBC Campaign:

26/9/22: Daily Express (and Sunday Times 25/9/22): Campaign on BBC Prosecutions:

23/9/22: Daily Mail: GPs Encouraged to Go to Canada: 

8/9/22: Daily Express: Energy Cap Announcement:

5/9/22: Daily Mirror (Front Page Story): Truss Energy Package:

5/9/22: Daily Express: Silver Voices Energy Bills Advice:

5/9/22: Daily Express: Closure of Cash Machines:

4/9/22: Sunday Express: Heating Crisis:

2/9/22: Daily Telegraph(Front Page Story): Record GP Salaries: 

31/8/22: CNN International: UK Pensioners Plight: 

31/8/22: Daily Express: Comment Column on GP crisis:

31/8/22: Daily Express: State Pension Not Enough:

29/8/22: Daily Express(Front Page Story): Access to Cash:

28/8/22: Daily Telegraph: Zoom Call to Certify Death: (also Daily Mail 29/8)

26/8/22: Daily Express: Price Explosion: 

25/8/22: Mail Online: Postcode Lottery on GP Appointments: 

24/8/22: Daily Express: Pensions Petition Rejected: 

23/8/22: Daily Express Front Page Story: Catastrophic Inflation:

21/8/22: Daily Mail: GPs and “Bonkers” Energy Discount Plan: 

20/8/22: Daily Mail: Virtual NHS Appointments: 

18/8/22: Daily Express: State Pension Increases: 

15/8/22: Daily Mail: Hospital Roof Dangers: 

14/8/22: Sunday Express: Tory Hopefuls and Cost of Living: 

13/8/22: Daily Mail: Octopus Energy Friday Parties: 

12/8/22: Daily Mail: NHS Cyber Attack:

11/8/22: Daily Mirror: £200 per week Petition: 

11/8/22: Daily Mirror: Virtual Hospital Appointments (and LBC Radio Interview):

10/8/22: Daily Telegraph: Virtual Hospital Appointments:

10/8/22: Daily Express: Heat Wave Health Warning: 

9/8/22: Daily Express: Truss and Older People:

8/8/22: Daily Record: £200 per Week Petition:

7/8/22: Sunday Express: BBC and Cost of Living:

7/8/22: Sunday Mirror: Older People and Cost of Living:

3/8/22: Daily Mail: Loyalty Cards and Apps:

2/8/22: Daily Mail: Accident and Emergency Waits:

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

1/8/22: Daily Record: Petition on Minimum Pension Guarantee:

31/7/22: Sunday Express: Older People and Apps:

28/7/22: Daily Mail: Five Minute GP Appointments:

25/7/22: Radio 4 You and Yours: Smartphone Apps (7 minutes in): 

18/7/22: Daily Express: TV Licence Fee Future: 

17/7/22: Sunday Express: Eco-Heaters and Costs:

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

12/7/22: Daily Mail: Ghost Patients: 

10/7/22: Sunday Express: Cost of Living Pressures on New PM:

9/7/22: Daily Express: Pensions Reform Needed:

6/7/22: Daily Express: Silver Voices Call for £200 Minimum Pension Guarantee: 

 4/7/22: The Guardian: Future of Postage Stamps: 

2/7/22: Daily Telegraph: Digital Only World: 

1/7/22: Daily Mail: Shortage of GP Appointments: 

30/6/22: Daily Express: Only One in Twenty State Pensioners Get Top Rate: 

29/6/22: Daily Express: Digital NHS: and Express Editorial

28/6/22: Daily Express: Freeview Campaign: 

26/6/22: Sunday Telegraph: Patients Visit Pharmacies Instead of GPs:

23/6/22: Daily Express Editorial: Triple Lock:

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

21/6/22: Daily Telegraph: Remote GP Appointments and the Environment:

20/6/22: Daily Mail: Closure and Mergers of GP Practices: 

20/6/22:You and Yours Interview Radio 4: Director Dennis Reed on Digital Voice: (32 minutes into programme)

19/6/22: Sunday Express: Windfall Tax to Pay for Pension Rises: 

15/6/22: Daily Express: Cost of Living Crisis and State Pensions: 

15/6/22: Daily Mail: TV Licence Prosecutions: 

11/6/22: The Times (behind Paywall): Hospital Visiting Restrictions: 

9/6/22: Daily Mail: Sick Notes and GPs: 

8/6/22: Daily Mail: 13 Hour Wait in A and E:

2/6/22: Daily Express: Save Our Landlines (and LBC Radio Interview):  

1/6/22: Daily Telegraph: GP Shortages:

30/5/22: Daily Express Front Page: GP Missed Appointments:

30/5/22: Daily Mail: Short GP Appointments: 

27/5/22: Daily Mail: Growth in Private GP Appointments: 

23/5/22: Daily Express: Energy Prices/Windfall Tax (including Comment Column by Dennis Reed):

22/5/22: Sunday Express: Cost of Living Survey: 

22/5/22: Sunday Mail: Roll Out of Digital Voice:

19/5/22: Daily Express Editorial: 

19/5/22: Daily Express Front Page Splash: Older People Can’t Cope: 

19/5/22: inews: Older People At Risk In Cost-of-Living Crisis: 

18/5/22: Daily Express: TV Licence Fee Unfairness:

18/5/22: Daily Mail: Telephone Wait Campaign:

15/5/22: Sunday Express: Cost of Living Front Page Splash: 

15/5/22: Sunday Times (behind Pay Wall): TV Licence Fee Prosecutions: 

12/5/22: Daily Telegraph: BBC Pay Backlash: 

11/5/22: Daily Mail: GPs’ Workloads:  (also the Times)

9/5/22: Daily Express: BBC Priorities: 

8/5/22: Sunday Express: Cost of Living Minister: 

3/5/22: Daily Mail front page quote: Where Have All the GPs Gone?: 

2/5/22: Daily Express Online: Local Elections Tory Boycott:

29/4/22: Daily Express front page splash and comment column by Dennis Reed: Future of TV Licence Fee: 

27/4/22: Daily Express: Parkinson’s Charity Prop Up NHS: 

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

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

21/4/22: Daily Express: Older People and Cost of Living: 

21/4/22: Daily Mail: Banks Restricted Opening Hours:

20/4/22: Daily Telegraph: NHS Waiting Lists:

17/4/22: Sunday Mail; GP Appointments: 

17/4/22: Sunday Express: Quotes on Energy Prices Nightmare and Article on Increasing Use of Opiates: 

16/4/22: The Times (behind Pay Wall): Government Four Years Behind GPs Target: 

14/4/22: Daily Mail: Royal College Advertising GP Jobs in Australia: 

14/4/22: Daily Mail: GP Numbers Postcode Lottery:

13/4/22: Daily Mirror: Silver Voices and the Local Elections:

12/4/22: Daily Telegraph (front page lead story); NHS Crisis:

12/4/22: Daily Express: Rescue Package for Older People (front page story and leader column support for Silver Voices proposal): 

8/4/22: Daily Mail: GPs and Saturday Working: 

7/4/22: Daily Express: DWP Pension Errors: 

4/4/22: Daily Mirror: Cost of the Broken Promise on Free TV Licences:

2/4/22: Daily Express: Fury at Chancellor’s Spring Budget: 

31/3/22: Daily Telegraph: Changes to Postage Stamps:

29/3/22: Daily Express: Suspend TV Licence Fines Open Letter: 

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

28/3/22: Daily Express: Possible Council Tax Rebate: 

22/3/22: Daily Express: Minister Warns BBC on Prosecution of Over-75s: 

22/3/22: Daily Mail: Triple Lock Assurances:

15/3/22: Daily Mail: GP Appointments: 

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

13/3/22: Sunday Express: Cost of Living Crisis:

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

5/3/22: Daily Express: Digital Postage Stamps: 

27/2/22: Sunday Mail: Bank Profits:

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

24-25/2/22: GP Appointments Down Again: Daily Telegraph (behind Pay Wall): . Also Daily Express

20/2/22: Sunday Express: Covid-19 Restrictions: 

20/2/22: Sunday Express: Patients and GPs: 

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 |

17/2/22: Daily Telegraph (behind Pay Wall): BBC Renews Capita Contract: 

13/2/22: Sunday Express: Pensioners and Cost of Living Crisis:

12/2/22: Daily Express: State Pension and Cost of Living: 

9/2/22: Daily Express: Silver Voices Petition: 

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

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

3/2/22: Daily Express: Cost of Living Crisis: 

2/2/22: Daily Record: £500 Pension Increase Petition: 

27/28/1/22: Daily Mail: GPs Priorities: (also Daily Telegraph behind Pay Wall and the Sun)

25/1/22: Daily Express: £500 Pension Call:

24/1/22: Daily Mail: GP Complaints: 

23/1/22: Sunday Telegraph (behind Pay Wall): Complaints Triple on Access to GPs:

22/1/22: Daily Mirror: Older People Let Down By Dorries:

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

17/1/22: inews: Disingenuous Culture Secretary Statement on BBC Licences (also comment column in Daily Express): 

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

15/1/22: Daily Mail: MPs Second Homes and Energy Costs: 

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

9/1/22: Daily Express: State Pension Problems: 

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

1/1/22: i newspaper: Pensions Issues in 2022: 

30/12/21: Daily Express: Cost of Living Crisis (Silver Voices quoted on front page). (Also story on same subject in Daily Mirror) : 

17/12/21: Daily Express: BBC Savings on Repeats: 

16/12/21: Daily Express: Rising Inflation:

16/12/21: Daily Express: BBC and Visits to Over-75s:

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:

5/12/21: Sunday Express: Older People Still Shielding: 

4/12/21: Over 75s Health Checks Dropped: Daily Mail (and Telegraph, BBC News, Radio 4, Radio 5): 

28/11/21: Sunday Express: Johnson and Social Care Promise:

24/11/21: Daily Express: Overturn Social Cap Decision: (and Leader Column)

21/11/21: Sunday Express: Postcode Lottery for GPs: 

20/11/21: Daily Express: Boris Johnson Must Intervene on Free TV Licences: 

19/11/21: Daily Express: BBC Blunder over TV licences: 

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

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

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

12/11/21: The Times: Booster Jabs and NHS App (behind pay wall): 

10/11/21: inews: Compulsory Covid Jabs for Health and Social Care Staff: ( also in Times and Daily Telegraph)

6/11/21: Daily Express: BBC Customer Care Visits Start:

 4/11/21: inews: Triple Lock Debate: 

1/11/21: Daily Express: House of Lords Triple Lock Battle: 

31/10/21: Sunday Express: Climate Change and Older People: 

30/10/21:Daily Express: Tories Will Pay a Price for Budget: 

28/10/21: inews: Budget and Pensions: 

28/10/21: Daily Express: Dismal Budget for Older People:

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

25/10/21: Daily Telegraph: Replacing Train Timetables With QR Codes: 

21/10/21: Daily Express: Alzheimer’s Training for BBC Enforcement Staff:

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

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

11/10/21: GPs Crisis: Front Pages of Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph: 

10/10/21: Sunday Mail: Cost of Living Crisis:

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

 5/10/21: Ageism at Work: 

5/10/21: Daily Mail: GP appointments at Tory Conference: 

1/10/21: Daily Express: Climate Change Survey:

1/10/21: Daily Mail: Falling GP Appointments (also Telegraph and Express): 

27/9/21: Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Daily Mail: Tim Davie Salary Increase and Over 75s’ Anger:

 23/9/21: Daily Express: Front Page Story Winter Fuel Payments:

22/9/21: Daily Express: Tim Davie Comments on Free Licences: 

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:

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

Inews 8/9/21: Opinion Piece on Social Care Plan:

Daily Express 8/9/21: Triple Lock Fury: (also many other newspapers)

Inews 6/9/21: Winter Fuel Allowances Must be Increased: 

Inews 4/9/21: Triple Lock Campaign: (also covered in the Daily Express)

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

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

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

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

Daily Express 23/8/21: Free TV Licences:

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: 

Daily Express 2/8/21: End of TV Grace Period For Over 75s (also covered in the Daily Mirror): 

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

Daily Express 27/7/21: TV Licence Enforcement Letters: 

Daily Express 23/7/21: BBC £40 Million Budget Loss:

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

Daily Express 9/7/21: Threats to Triple Lock: 

Daily Express 6/7/21: Scrapping Free NHS Prescriptions is Economic Madness:

Inews 30/6/21: Licence Amnesty End (also covered in Mirror, Express, Mail, Telegraph and others):

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):

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:

Daily Mirror 14/6/21: House of Lords Bill on TV Licences:

Sunday Express 6/6/21:  Abuse by Carers 

Daily Mirror 1/6/21:  Breaking the Impasse on Free TV licences:

Daily Express 20/5/21: Psychological Warfare by BBC on over 75s:

Daily Express 5/5/21: Broken Promises Over Social Care Reform