winter fuel allowance should be scrapped

  N47. 19:41 03 Jan 2013
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for the majority and just given to those who claim pension credit ie the poorest of pensioners.

If the working well paid can loose their child benefit if one of them earns over £60,000 why can't those pensioners who do not really need it, have it.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2256466/Paul-Burstow-Four-pensioners-lose-help-fuel-bills-raise-1-5billion-fund-elderly-care.html

  Aitchbee 19:41 07 Jan 2013

N47 - as I live alone, [and always will], I would be happy to use the money that my house is worth to pay for care ... if need be. But must be french Au Pair female < 25 ;O}

  bumpkin 19:47 07 Jan 2013

Lotvic, I agree with you in principle but there will be no savings on administration or anything else it will just be wasted by the government on something else, probably their expenses.

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