UK government proposes to raise state pension age to 68…

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From The Sun: Millions born in the 1970s and later are likely to be told they must work for longer as early as the March Budget. The state pension age is already due to rise from 66 to 67 by 2028. The next increase — to 68 — was not due to happen until 2046, but an upcoming review is set to say it should be brought forward. 🚨 | BREAKING: The Government has PRIVATELY agreed to raise the state …

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Pension provision in a united Ireland : redux

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Last week I wrote an article suggesting that in the event of a united Ireland, the British government would propose that the future Irish government assume responsibility for paying the former Northern Ireland state pensions, on the basis that it would already be receiving the benefit of historic pension contributions that were invested in the form of public spending there. The article noted that this was the proposed arrangement in the event of Scottish independence (see page 139). This drew …

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