Curbing pensioner benefits could help the young, says report

Lords committee calls for free TV licences for over-75s and other perks to be scrapped Free TV licences for over-75s should be scrapped, the age threshold for free bus passes raised and the triple-lock on pensions abolished to close the widening gap be…

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Curbing pensioner benefits could help the young, says report

Lords committee calls for free TV licences for over-75s and other perks to be scrapped Free TV licences for over-75s should be scrapped, the age threshold for free bus passes raised and the triple-lock on pensions abolished to close the widening gap be…

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Virgin Trains calls for airline-style fares and seating for all

Unions say proposal is a ‘recipe for chaos’ and a ‘mirror of the deregulated bus market’Virgin Trains has called for a new national rail ticketing system with airline-style fares and reserved seats for every passenger on long distance services, ending …

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Britons without a bank account ‘pay a £485 poverty premium’

Number of unbanked people has fallen to 1.2 million, but they miss out on discountsBritons who do not have a bank account face paying up to £485 extra each year for bills and basic services, according to a report.The 1.2 million so-called unbanked indi…

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