Labour and Govt clash over state pension reforms

Selby, Tom
May 2013
Money Marketing (Online Edition);5/24/2013, p8
The article reports that British Labour shadow work and pensions secretary Liam Byrne has decided to counter the Government's state pension reform plans, citing the fact that 700,000 women will be short changed under the new system. Proposals have been published by the British Department for Work and Pensions to scrap state pension means testing in favour of a flat rate, single tier payment of 144 pounds a week for future retirees.


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