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Why are women’s pensions smaller than men’s?

One of the main ways women are penalised in pensions is by net pay schemes. These stop 1.2m low-paid workers (around 800,000 women) claiming tax relief worth around £72m a year. This is an issue easily solved by @HMRCgovuk – … Continue reading

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“The monstrous regiment of women” – take control!

John Knox and Jolyon Maugham clearly share similar views on women.   Just attended v. high-class round table – senior Tory MPs, Ministers – “marred” by all the noise @WASPI_Campaign is making outside. #CPC17 — Jo Maugham QC (@JolyonMaugham) October … Continue reading

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If you don’t think women can’t win, you haven’t been watching the cricket!

The wonderful series “the women’s cricket world cup” , culminated in a sell-out thriller at Lords on Sunday. It even had the Tapper family turning off the golf! Back in the day, I liked to listen to the Au Pairs … Continue reading

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Equal rights to govern pensions

Here’s Theresa May talking at PMQ of the triple lock in the past tense. It wasn’t just a female prime minister in that photo, four out of five ministers on the front bench were female. Parliament is making the transition … Continue reading

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A business-friendly Pension Green Paper

I went to a  talk yesterday  from the CBI’s Carolyn Fairbairn. It was a lot more optimistic on business prospects than I’d expected (having heard her gnashing her teeth following the referendum). To be fair, she was saying then that … Continue reading

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Women rock

It should come as no surprise to anybody that the two leading candidates for our next prime minister are women. Leadsom and May have survived the BREXIT disaster with their dignity intact and integrity intact. I would have no worries … Continue reading

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