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UK gov's new idea: Should retirees have to do community service to keep their pensions?

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Discussion started by Jeff Moskowitz:
A former UK Benefits Chief has proposed requiring seniors to do some form of community service like helping to care for those older than themselves, or for children, in order to keep their benefits. Do you think retirees should have to do community service to keep their social security?
Background article: Lord Bichard: Retired people could work for pensions Retired people should be encouraged to do community work such as caring for the "very old" or face losing some of their pension, a peer has suggested. ... Read more
Results in this view: Yes 0% - Convince Me 0% - No 100%
by anon-f4b8 we have worked a lot of years to be entitled to pension, just not acceptable to be expected to work for what we have already paid for