CPS proposals would be 'change for change's sake' - Claire Trott

Industry now needs 'room to breathe'

Victoria McKeever
clock • 2 min read

Technical Connection head of pensions strategy Claire Trott has branded the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) state pension proposals "change for change's sake" when stability is needed.

Trott (pictured) said: "The industry now just needs room to breathe - it seems like we have had 10 years of unprecedented change." A period of stability, she argued, would allow providers time to get up to speed and clients to plan properly, adding: "That is not possible when the future of pensions policy is uncertain." Trott's reaction followed proposals published today by the CPS, advocating putting the state pension into 'run-off' and the introduction of a ‘senior citizens' pension', payable from the age of 80. The paper, written by CPS fellow Michael Johnson, also proposed the int...

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