Tag Archives: Steel

Which stranded assets should we pick?

Like any liberal do-gooder, my first reaction to hearing the Government had cleared the digging of a ¬£165m mine in Whitehaven with “dismay” – or an expletive not fit to be published. My second reaction was “what do I know” … Continue reading

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Straight talking and honest representation

This morning I and three members of BSPS, give oral evidence to the Work and Pensions Select Committee at Parliament. We have been asked to speak about our experiences and comment on lessons that can be learned. The four of … Continue reading

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The legitimate concerns of BSPS members

‘ From the little time I have spent¬†talking online with BSPS members, I have been impressed with the matter of fact way they are dealing with the choices presented to them. Here is a case study of the complexity faced … Continue reading

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Tata puts pensions first

  Though the details of Tata’s offer to the members of the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) are only sketchy , it is clear that they are focussed on members getting “PPF+” on existing benefits and a defined benefit pension … Continue reading

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