Archbishop of York deplores benefit cuts to elderly
Friday 13 January 2012
The Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, stated that "the [UK] nation's humanity is at stake" unless the elderly are protected from Government cuts. He referred to some 800,000 people who need special care as "old and afraid of tomorrow" after running out of savings, even though they contributed to the building of the welfare state through their taxes.
Archbishop Sentamu said that society will be judged by how it treats growing numbers of vulnerable pensioners. He also pointed out that the requirement to look after older generations goes back to the Ten Commandments.
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