Government tiptoes around triple lock report

'Unsustainable policy' - MP Frank Field

Tom Ellis
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Government tiptoes around triple lock report

The Government has largely tiptoed around the Work and Pensions Select Committee's (WPSC) intergenerational fairness report by reiterating its commitment to the state pension triple lock until 2020 while failing to give any other indication on future policy direction.

In November, the WPSC proposed scrapping the state pension triple lock and replacing it with an earnings link after it concluded the economy had become "skewed in favour of baby-boomers and against millennials"....

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