Harrington Smiles at Prospect of Pension Age Rise.
Some years ago I heard that people I knew were being transferred from JSA to Pension Credit.
They were just over 60 years old.
Some years ago I heard that these people had received the same rate of benefit as pensioners – a lot more than JSA.
Some years ago I heard that the retirement age was due to rise.
That all this credit stuff had been got rid of.
A few years later I heard that there were moves afoot to raise the pension age – apparently the country couldn’t afford to keep on paying pensions unless young people worked until they were seventy.
Young people – people who if they went to University have to spend a lifetime paying off their loan and fee debt to the state’s usurers, and who are in hock, if they are lucky, to mortgage…
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