Monday 16 January 2017

Point your anger in the right direction

Published 10/12/2010 | 07:50

THOSE moaning about the pensioners need a reality check. These are the people who are above working age and who wouldn’t be able to get even a part-time job if they wanted to or were able, so have no option to supplement their pensions, whereas the rest of us below 70 do have that option.

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These pensioners have paid their dues. They have also paid far higher rates of tax for far lower standards of public services than anyone would put up with today.

Those pensioners who were ‘untouched’, as some are claiming, are using their pensions to help keep their own children and grandchildren solvent.

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