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Universal pensioner benefits will be protected under Tories, says Cameron

Universal pensioner benefits will be protected under Tories, says Cameron | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Prime minister also promises single-tier pensions system as he says benefits such as winter fuel allowance would be protected if party wins election

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Article quotes Paul Johnson, director of the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Two charts that explain why old people keep getting free stuff

Two charts that explain why old people keep getting free stuff | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Pensioner benefits will cost taxpayers yet more billions. Here's why
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The article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Pensioners £500 a YEAR better off than in 2010, report reveals

Pensioners £500 a YEAR better off than in 2010, report reveals | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Chancellor's planned welfare cuts programme has been derailed by a £5 billion increase in benefit spending on the over 65s - driven by the rising cost of state pensions.

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Cutting pensioner benefits would not make 'huge' savings, says Cameron

Cutting pensioner benefits would not make 'huge' savings, says Cameron | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Prime Minister gave his clearest signal yet that he will repeat his 2010 pledge to protect pensioner benefits, saying it was a matter of 'fairness' to ensure handouts continue for over-65s.

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Pensioner benefits will cost taxpayers an extra £12bn by 2019 says IFS

Pensioner benefits will cost taxpayers an extra £12bn by 2019 says IFS | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Pensioners today are already better off than they were on average across their working lives while poverty among younger generations has risen sharply.
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The article cites Paul Johnson, Director of the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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The golden years just got even brighter for Britain's pensioners

The golden years just got even brighter for Britain's pensioners | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

As a report reveals that the over-65s have higher incomes than working families, how are they spending their money?

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Article discusses findings from the Institute for Fiscal Studies which receives funding from the ESRC.

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