Eight proposals to reform the system.
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Now people have more freedom over their pension, they need more information, ministers argue.
Change should move in the direction of creating a more coherent system rather than even more complexity.
Before the Big Society, David Cameron’s big idea was the ‘Post-Bureaucratic Age’, which he said was dawning.
Mark Hoban MP: Pensions tax relief should reward those on lower incomes who do the right thing by saving
The Government needs to build on the Chancellor’s budget announcement with a new digital advice service – and restructured tax relief.
The Lib Dem Minister’s Lamborghini defence of Osborne’s pensions plan was a reminder of his contribution to the Coalition.
It seems George Osborne has been paying attention to our Homes, Jobs and Savings campaign.
Having done their best to wreck the pension system under Brown, now Labour want a chance to finish it off entirely.
It’s time to increase tax thresholds, extend the one per cent cap on public sector pay, and cut welfare spending for better-off people.
As in 1983, the choice is is stark: either to continue progress towards recovery, or to follow extreme and damaging Labour policies
James Barty: It should be compulsory for people to save for later life, if we’re to defuse the pensions timebomb
Australia is implementing a compulsory system, and this has seen saving rates in the country rise significantly in recent years – so we know it is achievable.
The sweeping breadth of reform being championed by Conservative MPs is now so commonplace that it is hardly remarked upon in the newspapers.
From November 2018, the state pension age should be increased two months every quarter.
The Chancellor’s speech was all about summarising various political messages that he’s broadcast before. He now has more than one eye on the next election.
Pensions transmit the economic under-performance of the past to the wage packets of the present.