The Common Weal Policy Podcast – Episode #162

date: 29/03/2023

Episode 162 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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This week Craig talks to Bill Johnston, mutual co-authors on their book All of Our Futures (available here) about the new Scottish Government, the need for a Minister for Older People with a strategy for age and ageing and some comments on recent moves by the UK Government to adopt a “Mid-Life MOT” and attempts to change the state pension.

You can buy their book in the Common Weal shop here: https://commonweal.scot/shop/publications/all-of-our-futures-scotlands-ageing-population-and-what-to-do-about-it-in-2021-2045/

[Edit: Since the broadcasting of this podcast it has been confirmed that the position of Minister for Older People has been scrapped]

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Excerpts from “Hiding Your Reality” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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