Campaigning for Justice Archives - Ros Altmann
  • ROS ALTMANN

    Ros is a leading authority on later life issues, including pensions,
    social care and retirement policy. Numerous major awards have recognised
    her work to demystify finance and make pensions work better for people.
    She was the UK Pensions Minister from 2015 – 16 and is a member
    of the House of Lords where she sits as Baroness Altmann of Tottenham.

  • Ros Altmann

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    Blow for parents of disabled children locked out of their Child Trust Funds as government says it’s up to the courts to fix lock out affecting up to 200,000

    Blow for parents of disabled children locked out of their Child Trust Funds as government says it’s up to the courts to fix lock out affecting up to 200,000

    Ros is quoted calling on the Government and Courts to find ways to unlock the Child Trust Funds of disabled children who are turning 18, but find their money is locked unless their parents go to Court which takes hours of form-filling and months of waiting. ( link to pdf )

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    Government faces another grilling over attempts to fix Child Trust Fund lock out affecting 200,000 amid fears a long-term solution is ‘some way off’

    Government faces another grilling over attempts to fix Child Trust Fund lock out affecting 200,000 amid fears a long-term solution is ‘some way off’

    Ros is quoted by the Daily Mail calling for Ministers to help parents of disabled children access their Child Trust Fund money, rather than forcing them to fill in reams of forms and go to Court. ( link to pdf )

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    Ros Altmann: The end of free TV licences for older people offers a chance to boost the take-up of Pension Credit

    Ros Altmann: The end of free TV licences for older people offers a chance to boost the take-up of Pension Credit

    Ros wrote a piece for ConservativeHome website, calling for a campaign to raise take-up of Pension Credit to help more pensioners avoid poverty and receive benefits they are entitled to. ( link to pdf )

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    The treatment of our elderly is a disgrace to a civilised nation: As new visa rules deal hammer blow to the care sector, former pensions minister BARONESS ROS ALTMANN issues a passionate call to arms

    The treatment of our elderly is a disgrace to a civilised nation: As new visa rules deal hammer blow to the care sector, former pensions minister BARONESS ROS ALTMANN issues a passionate call to arms

    Ros issues a passionate call to arms about the treatment of our elderly. ( link to pdf )

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    Former Pensions Minister to demand Government extends exemption from council tax that bereaved families receive on inherited properties for relatives unable to sell during pandemic

    Former Pensions Minister to demand Government extends exemption from council tax that bereaved families receive on inherited properties for relatives unable to sell during pandemic

    Ros is quoted by the Mail on Sunday calling on Government to step in to help bereaved relatives unable to sell inherited retirement properties who are forced to pay penalty council tax bills. ( link to pdf )

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    Thousands of grieving relatives call for action to make closing accounts easier

    Thousands of grieving relatives call for action to make closing accounts easier

    Ros calls for a parallel ‘Tell Us Once’ service for bereaved families to notify private companies of a loved ones death. Govt Departments have this service and it saves hassle and heartache. Settld is trying to persuade private firms to sign up – let’s hope they do. ( link to pdf )

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