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Pensioners could miss out in North Yorkshire

Pensioners could miss out in North Yorkshire

5:35am 28th August 2009

A divide between rich and poor pensioners could soon be created because of a Government scheme for bus-passes.

Labour's apparently considering introducing means-testing for travel-consessions.

If passed, the elderly will be judged on their capital savings and if deemed to wealthy will loose their tickets.

But Madeleine Kirk, the Parliamentary Candidate for York Outer, says it doesn't take into account their mobility problems.

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