Pensions

Pensions – an unfinished revolution

Before Mrs Thatcher destroyed Britain’s post-war pension consensus, Beveridge had given us a decent state pension that kept up with earnings, and Barbara Castle had added an earnings related state pension (SERPS) to those whose employers did not provide a decent workplace pension on top.

Mr Beveridge and Mr Byrne: Is Labour’s heritage safe in the latters hands?

Where is Labour on welfare?

Vincenzo Rampulla asks what the real Beveridge heritage is, and whether shadow work and pensions secretary Liam Byrne is going the right way to achieving it.