“My job is to protect you or your parents or grandparents from the fear of having to sell your home to pay for the costs of care. And so I am announcing now – on the steps of Downing Street – that we will fix the crisis in social care once and for all, and with a clear plan we have prepared to give every older person the dignity and security they deserve.”
About a year ago, during the first wave of the pandemic, several think tanks started to look at the potential repercussions of the then crumbling economy on state pensions. Their particular focus was on the ‘Triple Lock’, which applies only to payments made under the old basic state pension and its replacement, the new state pension.
As travel restrictions begin to relax many of us are starting to plan our summer holidays. We thought it would be useful to offer some guidance on driving in Europe and the changes that have been made since Britain left the EU.