Pensioners

Confiscation through inflation

22 March 2011 17:09

Inflation has now reached its highest level for 20 years, today’s figures reveal. But we will suffer not just because…

Spiralling inflation continues to squeeze some more than others

22 March 2011 16:43

The February inflation figures spell more bad news for living standards in the UK. With average weekly earnings growth standing…

Sharing the burden will enable tax cuts in the future

24 February 2011 17:48

The elderly have been sheltered from cuts, so far at least. New research from the IEA suggests that the government…

A Modest Proposal: Don’t Let Pensioners Vote

22 November 2010 16:33

We often hear people suggesting that 16 and 17 year-olds should be allowed to vote. We don’t hear enough about…

You’ve never had it so good

19 November 2010 9:02

As Michael Gove said at the launch of the Conservative Party manifesto: “Britain in 2010 is a great place to…

A long way to go

20 October 2010 17:52

George Osborne has probably done enough to ensure that the public finances are back on track and that the national…

Fuel Poverty and the Winter Fuel Allowance

18 August 2010 13:58

The Winter Fuel Allowance was an emotive part of the election campaign, with Labour accusing the Tories of planning to…