The UK has a 43 per cent gap between pensions received by men and women – the third highest level in the EU.
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This is part of a plan to hit the poorest as hard as possible with benefit cuts whilst at the same time saying that if you can afford to save you need not pay tax at all.
Figures released today show that almost half the population aged below retirement age had no private pension savings in 2010-2012.
Collective pensions are the backbone of the Dutch pension system, regarded by most as one of the very best in the world.
The ISA is a tax break for the prosperous/rich right now, but with the loss to a future chancellor in 20 or 30 years time.
With less than half of the population saving enough for a decent income in retirement, we’ve got a living standards crisis on the cards.
Taking away the entitlements of wealthy pensioners may be good economics, but it would be incredibly risky for the Tory party.