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Budget 05: Benefits for pensioners

Council tax refund up by £150 for pensioners.

Pensioners have received a boost in the chancellor’s budget speech. Winter fuel payments will remain at £200, but council tax refunds for over 65s will increase from £50 to £200. Gordon Brown also promised free local bus travel for every pensioner in the UK.

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