Press Releases

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7 July 2010 – Public Sector Pensions Commission report

The report of the Public Sector Pensions Commission has now been published.  It finds that public sector pensions are worth, on average, at least 40 per cent of salary, warns that contributions may need to rise sharply if benefits remain unchanged and sets out a menu of options for reform.

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19 May 2010 – Public Sector Pensions Commission commends coalition proposal to establish government commission

The Public Sector Pensions Commission, an independent body comprised of experts in pension policy, believes there is an urgent need for radical reform of public sector pensions. We therefore welcome the coalition’s decision to set up a government commission to look at this area.

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17 December 2009 – Public Sector Pensions Commission launches

The Public Sector Pensions Commission, an independent body comprised of experts in pensions policy, is being launched today. The Commission has been set up to present solutions to the growing problem of public sector pensions. It is increasingly clear that, with ever increasing longevity, reform is necessary to ensure that public sector pensions remain financially sustainable for the long term.

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