Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls has committed to cut winter fuel payments for wealthy pensioners if Labour wins the 2015 general election.
The move would affect about 600,000 people and generate savings of around £100 million.
Under current laws, pensioners are entitled to means-tested and universal benefits.
- Pension credit
- Housing benefit
- Council tax benefit
- Winter fuel allowance
- Free bus travel (for over 65s)
- Free TV licence (for over 75s)
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