OneTimeTory remarked: “Pensioners have heard this promise from Tory politicians before and it meant nothing. I’ll believe it when I see it.”
BingoThree stated: “Boris – next year is too late for an awful lot of our pensioners who are already in fuel poverty. You need to act now.”
While Fidget said: “We know what Boris’ promises are worth – nothing! Just like his last manifesto. A complete work of fiction!”
Other readers expressed their empathy for pensioners, and called upon the Government to fulfil its promises.
Billynomates stated: “I hope we do get the triple lock – everyone will become a pensioner one day and most people will really struggle to live off what pensioners are expected to today when they eventually retire.