Local government pensions debate

The local government pensions debate in the UK is reaching a crucial point as the government publishes new proposals for changes. One area where unions have already expressed concerns is the proposed removal of the right for individual local authorities to offer additional years of pension entitlement. Unions say that the proposed increase in the lump sum available at retirement will not be adequate compensation for this planned restriction. [Read more at > UNISON (EN)->http://www.unison.org.uk/acrobat/B2576.pdf]

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