Pensioners at a seniors club in Hastings
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Conservatives make election pledge over pensioner benefits

Universal benefits for pensioners such as free TV licences and the winter fuel allowance will be protected under a future Conservative government.

David Cameron told a meeting in Hastings that the benefits were not "unnecessary luxuries".

Both Labour and the Liberal Democrats have said they would remove some benefits from better-off pensioners.

Eleanor Garnier reports.

  • 23 Feb 2015
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