3 May 2018
In a survey of over 1,500 older people carried out by Later Life Ambitions, 81% said they have noticed a significant decline in the quality of their council run services in recent years. Read more
15 February 2018
The influential Communities and Local Government Select Committee has published a report on their inquiry into housing and older people. This follows a consultation process earlier in the year which LLA submitted two sets of evidence to. Read more
14 December 2017
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a report on their review into whether the residential care homes sector is working for older people and their families. This follows a consultation process earlier in the year which LLA responded to. Read more
6 December 2017
Amongst some of the measures announced, the Industrial Strategy will:
23 November 2017
The government has announced that it will delay a long-awaited social care ‘Green Paper’ until the summer. Ministers had originally indicated that the paper would be published by the end of this year, however the date has been pushed further and further back as Brexit negotiations consume government time and political focus. Read more
14 August 2017
Later Life Ambitions is passionate about promoting intergenerational fairness. That is why we are campaigning for policies which benefit every generation, such as building more affordable housing in all regions of the country, removing the barriers that prevent old people from resizing their homes Read more
9 August 2017
The government has announced its intention to accept the key recommendation of the Cridland Review and increase the State Pension Age from 67 to 68 over two years from 2037. This is 7 years earlier than the current legislation which sees a rise between 2044 and 2046. The change will affect everyone born between 6 April 1970 and 5 April 1978.
21 July 2017
Later Life Ambitions has today submitted our response to the Competition and Markets Authority’s investigation into the care home market.