Retired members annual seminar

27 September 2022 10:00am–4:00pm

Back after a three-year wait, the Eastern region retired members’ seminar will be focused on the cost of living crisis, with additional sessions on intergenerational fairness and scams.

Speakers include UNISON head of energy Matt Lay, UNISON national retired members committee chair Rosie McGregor and Independent Age’s Thom Harmsworth.


  • 10am Arrival and Registration
  • 10.30am Introductions and welcome from Unison Region
  • 11am Cost of Living Crisis
  • 12 noon Fuel Poverty and What you can do
  • 1pm Lunch
  • 1.45pm Intergenerational Fairness
  • 2.45pm Scams
  • 3.45pm Wrap up
  • 4pm Close


There will be a charge £10 per participant to cover costs and the regional committee urges branches to pay travel and subsistence for those attending. A reasonable and affordable lunch is available in the UNISON café.

Reserve your space

Applications via your branch retired members secretary can be emailed to Nicola Brown by Monday 19 September. Virtual attendance may be possible – let us know when you register if this is your preference and if you will attend in person otherwise.