Friday, October 24, 2008

Government backs down on Pensions

At last, the Government has decided to make the pensions system fairer for people, the vast majority of whom are women, who take time out of the workplace to care for children or sick relatives.

This doesn't help the many women pensioners who are living in poverty now, though.

It shouldn't have taken this long to stop penalising those who give up work to take on some sort of caring role.

Read here, though, why Steve Webb reckons why this might not be all it's cracked up to be.

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