Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
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Pensioners descend on parliament to protest about pension reforms
Pensioners lobby parliament for better deal

Up to 1,000 pensioners will descend on Westminster today to demand an immediate increase in the state pension. The National Pensioners Convention (NPC) warns the government’s plans to raise the level of the state pension by restoring the link with earnings by 2012 will come too late for the 2.5 million pensioners currently living below… Read more »

The GMB union proposed an increase in pensions
Unions call for immediate pension increase

Trade unions have today backed a call for an immediate increase in the state pension to £114 per week and to restore the link with earnings by next year. TUC delegates in Brighton supported a motion saying that although the government’s pension white paper proposed many welcome reforms, it did not go far enough. Proposed… Read more »