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Britain's worst-off pensioners receive thousands of pounds less in state support than the richest, study finds

The poorest pensioners receive thousands of pounds less support from the state than the better off, according to new research.The worst-off fifth of pensioners, who rely on benefits for nearly 90 per cent of their income, receive £7,600 a year on average in state support.That figure tops £10,000 a year for all their richer peer groups, and soars to £11,700 for the second-richest fifth of UK pensioners, according to analysis of official data by Just Group. Read More