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A Centenery to Celebrate & 5 million travellers

Jan 20th, 2009 | By

This year sees the centenary of the introduction of the state pension. Before David Lloyd George introduced it in 1909, people were expected to support themselves in their retirement or be supported by their family. Nowadays we have 5 million pensioners who regularly, come recession or no, holiday. Large numbers collect their pensions abroad as the EU makes it possible to do so. Many may find that the exchange rate with the euro is making life tight for them and some have moved back to
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