It is not Oldham’s ageing population impacting Oldham services DWP figures show 562 fewer pensioners in Oldham than there was in 2013

The number of pensioners in Greater Manchester has fallen by 5,665 in the last 4 years & the number in Oldham has fallen by 562. Remember that when you are fed purposely inaccurate statistics about the “current” impact of the ageing population on the NHS, housing and the benefit system. In the same period 7,250 new adult migrants registered national insurance numbers from Oldham addresses and 117,300 across all of Greater Manchester.

DWP pension caseload figures 2013 & 2017