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Independent Review of Older People’s Engagement with Government

On 22 May 2008 the Minister for Pensions Reform announced that John Elbourne had been asked to "examine the current arrangements for the engagement of older people and the ability of those arrangements to inform policy and actions of Government at all levels”.

John Elbourne published his report on 18 November 2008.  

Empowering engagement: a stronger voice for older people

The Government has received and considered further comments on John Elbourne’s report, and published its response on 3 February 2009.

Alternative formats of this publication are available on request from:
The Older People and Ageing Society Division
Department for Work and Pensions
7th Floor, Caxton House
6-12 Tothill Street
London  SW1H 9NA