This video from Britain in 2007 says about itself:
National Pensioners Convention – March and Convention for UK pensioners – held each year in Winter Gardens Blackpool
From British daily The Morning Star:
Pensioners prepare for a bleak winter
(Tuesday 06 January 2009)
by ADRIAN ROBERTS
New figures from the Office for National Statistics showed that 25,300 older people died last winter as a result of cold-related illnesses, underlining the genuine misery faced by many hard-pressed pensioners.
The National Pensioners Convention urged the government to take immediate action to tackle the rising number of cold-related deaths. General secretary Joe Harris pointed out that since 1997 the government has appeared “incapable” of acting to stop these deaths.
Gordon Brown’s ‘public works’ job plan doesn’t add up: here.