2014

Call to raise state pension age to 68 within next decade

2014-01-09 The Telegraph

Plans to increase the state pension age to 68 has to be implemented far earlier reaching that level by 2023 instead of around 2045, said Gabriel H. Sahlgren (affiliated to IFN) at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA). He explained that  the state pension system incentivises early retirement and also calls for reforms of employment laws to make it easier for older Britons to find work.

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