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Pensioners urged to fight for money

PUBLISHED: 14:25 18 February 2009 | UPDATED: 16:08 25 August 2010

OAPs have been called upon to lobby councillors to fight for better pensions. Bexley Pensioners Forum want pensioners to attend the full Bexley council meeting at Bexley Civic Centre, Broadway, Bexleyheath, at 7.30pm next Wednesday.

OAPs have been called upon to lobby councillors to fight for better pensions.

Bexley Pensioners Forum want pensioners to attend the full Bexley council meeting at Bexley Civic Centre, Broadway, Bexleyheath, at 7.30pm next Wednesday.

A motion tabled by the late councillor, Alf Catterall calling for the council to demand the government provide a larger state pension is due to be discussed.

Elwyn Bryant, secretary of the Pensioners' Forum, said: "Trying to live off £90 a week is called living in poverty. Even the councillors get more than that as an allowance.

"We want pensioners to come and show their support.

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