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Around one in six Scottish pensioners are living in poverty and struggling to pay bills or put food on the table.
Nearly 3million over 65's admit to finding life a financial struggle, new research from Age UK reveals.
Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has vowed to scrap winter fuel allowance for wealthier pensioners.
Around one in four UK pensioners are not claiming all the state benefits they are entitled to, research by Age UK shows.
Research by Age Scotland found that four thousand older people were made to wait several weeks for a care assessment.
Work and Pensions Committee proposes a “fiscally sustainable” state pension that is more closely linked with average earnings.
Centre for Policy Studies, co-founded by Margaret Thatcher, also suggests the pension age should be increased to 80.
Government accused of having no strategy as figures show average pensioner’s income would not even cover six months of care.
Triple-lock protection too costly, says former pensions minister, as work and pensions department refuses to rule out review.
More than half of pensioners would have to make significant alterations to their lifestyles if not for the benefits system, according to new research.
Pensioners aged 75 and over are on average £59 a week worse off than younger pensioners, according to a worrying new report.
Woman stripped of her right to state pension says the UK Government doesn't care whether vulnerable people live or die.
An estimated 752,000 pensioners have been forced to choose between paying for food and heating their homes.
Age UK says Government cuts are driving the vital 'Meals on Wheels service' for older people to extinction.
Spending review on 23 November is expected to shift funding away from education and economic development, within overall cuts to state budget.
Around £3.7 BILLION in benefits meant for struggling pensioners go unclaimed each year, according to Age UK.
Older people are swiftly becoming 'prime targets' for pension pot scammers, a leading advice charity has warned.
Millions of pensioners and benefit claimants are being "fleeced" by rip-off 0845 helplines.
The think tank Policy Exchange also recommends "relaxing" benefit sanctions, "by issuing pre-paid benefit cards as a non-financial warning".
If WFA had increased by inflation since 2000-01, pensioners would be £76 better off in 2014-15 than they are.
Labour’s Parliamentary candidate for Macclesfield has called on David Cameron to be open and honest with pensioners
Steve Webb said he wanted to "ensure that the payment is better targeted on people who live in countries with a cold climate".
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