Winter fuel allowance news: Pensioners to shun Theresa May giving Labour win

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From the Daily Express

By JOE BARNES

A revolt from ten million furious pensioners will lead the Labour Party to a shock election victory over the Conservatives as they feel abandoned by Theresa May, according to John McDonnell.

The shadow chancellor said “ten million pensioners are waking up this morning to the fact they could lose their winter fuel allowance”, which will turn the tides in the favour of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.Mr McDonnell branded the Prime Minister’s plans to remove winter fuel payments from most older people – and charge many more for their care – as “sick and sneaky”.

He claimed this would trigger a mass backlash against the Conservatives, with voters flocking to Labour instead.

Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Mr McDonnell said: “Ten million pensioners are waking up this morning to the fact they could lose their winter fuel allowance.

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