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Last Updated: Friday, 13 April 2007, 11:53 GMT 12:53 UK
At-a-glance: SSCUP manifesto
The Scottish Senior Citizens Unity has launched its manifesto for the Holyrood elections. Here are the main points of the plan.

  • End the sale of people's homes to pay for residential care at an estimated cost of 5m.
  • Ditch water rates for all pensioner households at an estimated cost of 320m.
  • Replace council tax with a "fairer" local tax.
  • Banish means-testing for all Scottish senior citizens.
  • Abolish poverty for all senior citizens with an index-linked basic pension of 160 per week for men and women.




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