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Hats off to Steve Webb for our new pensions system!

It’s good to see the publication of┬áthe DWP’s white paper Security in Retirement – towards a new pension system. It announces an initiative first promoted by Frank Field in the late 1990s but thought then “unthinkable”;. While I agree with … Continue reading

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Coalition – come clean on your plan for our pension.

My criticism of the Green Paper is that while it is long on philosophising on the impact of longevity, the need for fairness and for personal responsibility, it’s short on idntifying the winners and losers in the process.

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