And he not only linked pay for the poorest pensioners
to earnings, but also ensured that pensioners
who had saved for their old age would not be penalised for their prudence.
who opt for payment of pension through this system would be issued smart National ID Card without any processing fee (charge to the pensioner
OVER the last few weeks I have asked via the Letters page if someone from the Coalition could tell me just who the rich, wealthy, better-off pensioners
are, as they and they alone will lose their universal benefits to pay for the care of the elderly.
The basic objective of the project is to facilitate redressal of Pensioners
Grievances as also to provide information and guidance to pensioners
on various pension and retirement related matters.
7 billion worth of vital benefits intended to help lowincome pensioners
is going unclaimed each year, according to analysis by Age UK.
Ms Donald said pensioner
poverty is higher here than p any o any other region of the UK, with one in five pensioners
If he had done a U-turn we would not be arguing today about the winter fuel allowance , TV licence, bus pass, all put in place to placate the pensioners
all of these universal benefits were supported by other political parties.
Although I am a pensioner
myself now, I would still do the same.
To declare my interest, I'm a 77-year-old pensioner
are "forgotten" in this campaign as well and the question is posed- is this category of citizens motivated to vote?
Send your entry to The Alan Titchmarsh Show, Singing Pensioner
, PO Box 64382, London, EC2P 2GJ.
Those eligible for the Scheme will be households with at least one pensioner
receiving from the Social Insurance Fund, Social Pension, Professional Pension Plans implemented in Cyprus, and whose income is below the poverty line," she said.