Budget: Concern for older people as they lose 6 weeks fuel allowance

Age Action says its very concerned by the Government's decision to reduce the fuel season by six weeks.

Chief Executive Eamon Timmins says it's "extremely worrying" for the poorest of old people.

He says the cold can kill - and it's a year round problem:

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