MP praises pension and care changes

GOVERNMENT measures that will affect pensioners, those who need care and their carers have been welcomed by Sir Alan Beith.

The Pensions Bill will introduce a single-tier flat rate pension system and the Care Bill will implement a cap on the amount people have to pay for care in their lifetime. The Berwick-upon-Tweed MP said that the changes will makes things much fairer than the current systems in place.