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Do it for Britain not the markets Rishi!

Who runs Britain? I’ve said this several times with relation to the LDI crisis, but we don’t set policy to please the markets , we set policy because it’s right for Britain. The Autumn Statement on Thursday is likely to … Continue reading

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Police should fight online financial crime, not “bad jokes on twitter!”

The new PM had blasted police forces for “policing bad jokes on Twitter” instead of “fighting actual crime” during his summer leadership bid. Now he’s pointing to the example set by Greater Manchester’s Police whose head, Steven Watson has taken his force … Continue reading

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Mel Stride takes over at DWP – pensions should celebrate.

Restoring the public’s confidence in pensions took a big step forward yesterday.  Mel Stride was appointed to be Secretary of State (SOS) for the DWP. It means that for the first time since David Gauke held the post, we have … Continue reading

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Is this the start of the Rishi bounceback?

Not many horses get discounted to 10-1 against in a two horse race to go on and win. But this morning’s odds see that Sunak’s odds have more than halved – though he’s still trailing by a huge amount. This … Continue reading

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Debate won by Sunak, Mordaunt slips back, Truss improves

The quality and intensity of the leadership debate on Sunday seems to have favored Rishi Sunak, with Liz Truss gaining ground on Penny Mordaunt, while Kemi Badenoch’s advance has  stalled. Despite fervent promotion on social media by Ros Altmann, Tom … Continue reading

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A sorry day for pensioners.

My heart has sunk since I watched Rishi Sunak’s  Spring Statement. So it seemed did the nation’s It’s a sorry state of affairs for one nation conservatism when not one penny can be found for those on universal or pension … Continue reading

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Sorting pension credits – my strategic and tactical solutions.

We’ve been learning this week how this state and its citizens can work together to provide humanitarian aid where and when it is needed. Tax-payers agree to offer free accommodation to refugees and are rewarded for their expense by our … Continue reading

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Will Rishi’s “loan-not loan” scheme do more harm than good?

Martin Lewis’ followers are backing Martin Lewis by four to one in his call to scrap the Treasury intervention in how we pay our fuel bills over the next five years. In around October 2022: EVERY ELECTRICITY BILL will be reduced … Continue reading

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Should the pensioner or the tax-payer level up Britain?

Today’s  front page splash in the FT is news that Government are moving fast to a relaxed position for UK insurers writing capital intensive annuity business. Just published: front page of the Financial Times, UK edition, Friday 11 February https://t.co/7pah7kWWODContinue reading

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Loosening the pension charge cap

This move will enable your #pension scheme to invest more widley to help ‘build back better’. The deal is you may pay higher charges with no guarantee of higher returns. https://t.co/dBkJoXhFsT — Josephine Cumbo (@JosephineCumbo) October 27, 2021 Plans to … Continue reading

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