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Meeting May 18th 2022

The War Against the BBC

Patrick Barwise

Emeritus Professor at London Business School

co-author of the ‘The War Against the BBC’ (Penguin Books 2020)

Wednesday May 18th – 1.30pm start

Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH

Doors open from 1pm. New members welcome!

Entrance on Cranley Gardens through car park.

Note those attending can use the car park and buses W7, W3 and 144 stop nearby .

Find the May newsletter here. It is packed with advice, information and stories by our volunteers! HPAG column is due to be printed on May 19th in Ham & High Broadway.

The statement below by Tony O’Sullivan and John Puntis, Co-Chairs of Keep Our NHS Public, can be found with more information on the KONP website https://keepournhspublic.com

The Health and Care Bill is now on its way to getting Royal Assent as all objections and opposition has been brushed aside.  The Government has got its way and will divide the NHS into over 40 separate units/Integrated Care Systems (ICS) acting virtually autonomously.

Many books have warned us of the ‘Attack on the NHS’. Some can be found here.



April 20th 2022 Meeting

Defending the natural world from destruction- everyone can make a difference.

Athen Ayren – Greenpeace volunteer

Wednesday April 20th at 1.30pm

Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH

Entrance on Cranley Gardens through car park. Doors open from 1pm.

Find the April Bulletin here.

Our column was published in the Ham & High Broadway on April 7th. On the same day a member had a letter published.

Council Elections on May 5th. Remember to vote!

Meet candidates in local wards at the April meeting. See their invite .



Vote at March 16th meeting

This meeting of the Hornsey Pensioners Action Group demands that the Health and Care Bill be scrapped as it destroys the NHS as set up over 73 years ago.

A letter has been sent to Catherine West MP. Find copy here

Find more detailed information from KONP here. This explains why the Bill is bad news.

Please send similar letters to your MP urgently. The Bill returns to Parliament from the House of Lords on Wednesday March 30th.

Publications in Ham & High Broadway.

The March column questioned relaxation of Covid rules and charging for Covid self-testing. Word version here.



March 16th 2022 meeting

AGM followed by:

At the AGM we shall remember Pamela Jefferys who died in November 2021. Find her obituary here and the article in Ham& High. We apologise for mis-spelling the speaker’s name on printed newsletters. This is now corrected in the March newsletter

The Health & Care Bill – the Devil’s in the Detail

Brenda Allan 

Patient representative -NHS Specialist Commissioning

Wednesday March 16th 2022 at 1.30pm start

Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens/Park Rd, N10  3AH

Entrance on Cranley Gardens through car park.  Doors open from 1pm

Buses W7, W3 and 144 stop nearby



January/February 2022 – Happy New Year!

Hornsey Pensioners Action Group were very active during 2020 and 2021. See it here.

We also responded to the Health Select Committee on the Future of General Practice. See it here.

The Ham & High published our column on . See it here.

The newsletter for February can be found here.

February Meeting-

What Can We Do About The Energy Cost Crisis?


Speaker: Molly Chambers (Project Development Coordinator, London
and East of England, for National Energy Action)

WEDNESDAY February 16th 2022 1.30pm Start
Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH


Entrance on Cranley Gardens through car park. Doors open from 1pm.
NB The notice saying the car park is only for church users includes us as we are using the hall!
All help by members welcome.