The entrepreneur Lord Sugar has hit out at the Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg for suggesting that he should be stripped of his bus pass.
He posted on Twitter:
I wonder if Nick Clegg rich wife will take her bus pass when she becomes of age ,and if he will take his EU pension. The man is embaresmentFrom @Lord_Sugar on Twitter:
Mr Clegg had said that, in his view, pensioners should be stripped of universal benefits such as free bus passes and winter fuel payments.
He said: "We are giving free bus passes and TV licences and winter fuel payments to Alan Sugar ... while limiting housing benefit to families on much lower incomes."