Pensioners miss out on benefits

174,000 pensioners in London are missing out on an extra £35 a week, or £1,800 a year in benefits, according to the Mayor's office.

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Pensioners urged to check benefits

Thousands of London's pensioners could be missing out on nearly two thousand pounds a year, because they are not claiming benefits they are entitled to.

The Mayor is urging the capital's older residents, and their relatives, to check if they are missing out. Liz Wickham reports.

Pensioners urged to claim full benefits

Mayor Boris Johnson says 174,000 men and women are missing out on an extra 35-pounds a week.

So as part of his "Know Your Rights" campaign, he's urging the capital's older residents - and their carers - to check they're getting all the payments they're entitled to.

The details now from Liz Wickham.


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