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Pay more for your pension, say bosses

Issue No. 2222

“A big rise in pension contributions for public sector workers, along with an increase to 65 in pension age for existing employees, is on the way,” said the Financial Times last weekend.

Former Labour minister Lord Hutton is reviewing public sector pensions.

Newspapers suggest he will call for public sector workers to pay an extra 2 percent of their salary into their pensions from next April—another cut on top of the three-year pay freeze for many.


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Tue 5 Oct 2010, 17:44 BST
Issue No. 2222
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