BPTUAABritish Pensioners and Trade Union Action Association
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It states: "The BPTUAA calls upon the national government to remove the 75 years age discrimination to the pensioners' concessionary national television licence and to make it immediately available to all pensioners.
But the BPTUAA criticises the care homes' stance, saying the threat of eviction is being made to "blackmail" the council into increasing grants.
The BPTUAA has been critical of the scheme, claiming it is ageist because it excludes older pensioners.
One of the biggest rounds of applause came when national general secretary of the BPTUAA, Jack Sprung, asked why 55,000 people had died of hypothermia in Britain last year.
The membership of the BPTUAA thanks them in recognition of their prompt action.