With the General Election looming, here’s a look at how the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat manifestos apply to the lives of older people.

All three of the parties we looked at made comment about the triple lock on pensions, but the Conservatives propose a downgrade to a double lock in 2020 when the current agreement expires.

Winter fuel allowance is a point of divergence with the Conservatives proposing means testing, Labour guaranteeing it as a universal benefit, and Liberal Democrats withdrawing it for higher-rate tax payers. Here’s a breakdown of the rest of the policies affecting older people in the manifestos.