19 July 2017

Government right to implement Cridland findings - Steve Webb, Royal London

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Steve Webb - Director of Policy
Steve Webb

Director of Policy, Royal London


Commenting on the Government’s announcement to bring forward the state pension age, Steve Webb, Director of Policy at Royal London, said:

“The government is right not to have left this increase in the pension age until the mid-2040s. Without this decision people of working age would have faced a heavy tax burden.

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Steve Webb, Director of Policy, Royal London

About Royal London:

Royal London is the largest mutual life, pensions and investment company in the UK, with funds under management of £117 billion, 8.8 million policies in force and 3,745 employees. Figures quoted are as at 30 June 2018.