Posted: 21/01/2016 at 17:30
It makes me laugh when politicians were against people having their own money to look after. I think if you have saved all your life, you're not likely to waste it just because you've turned 60.
These were the same politicians that thought it a great idea to pay housing benefit to the tenant rather than the landlord. Tenant spends it, doesn't pay the rent, gets evicted and then there's another problem. At least if rents were paid direct, the tenant would still have a roof over their head. Before someone goes ballistic, I'm not suggesting all tenants do that, but drug addicts, alcoholics, and those incapable of handling a budget do, and some just play the system.