Maude: Ed Balls is 'making it up as he goes along'

Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude has said that the shadow chancellor Ed Balls' pledge to axe winter fuel payments for wealthier pensioners shows he is "making it up as he goes along":

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Balls: Cut fuel benefit for rich

Labour would axe winter fuel payments for hundreds of thousands of the UK's richest pensioners if they were in power, the shadow chancellor Ed Balls has said. He also promised an "iron discipline" on spending.