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Pensioners must pay for their own retirement, says Reform

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Giving free TV licences and winter fuel allowances to all elderly people is "poor value for money" http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/9691031/Pensioners-must-pay-for-their-own-retirement-says-Reform.html


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Yes and like many others I worked for a private pension and now find that I am worse off than another member of my family who did not. He gets full rent and council tax benefit I have to pay both and end up £5 a week better off so can you tell me what I worked for all those years.



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There may be some truth in what they suggest. If however they want people to save more they need to reverse the damage done to pensions by the previous government. As for buying property,that may be ok for torygraph readers but us mere mortals do not have the money.

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