Scottish Older People’s Assembly

Call for pensioners to receive extra £50 to help heat homes during winter

The Scottish Government is being urged to give pensioners in poverty and low income an extra £50 to help with the cost of heating their homes this winter.

Published 25 November 2021

Scotland ‘failing to meet housing needs’ of older and disabled people

Urgent action is required to reverse the shortage of housing for older and disabled people as Scotland struggles to meet the needs of a rapidly ageing population, according to a new alliance of charities and other organisations.

Published 12 February 2018

Campaigners warn of lack of homes for disabled people

Ministers have been urged to take urgent action to tackle a “dire” shortage of accessible homes in Scotland.

Published 5 December 2016