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Thursday, 30 June 2011

Privileged MPs exempt themselves from pension reforms

As civil servants today strike in defence of their pensions, the Westminster political elite continue to benefit from pensions obscene in their generosity. Tom Clark in yesterday’s Guardian brilliantly exposed the lavish MP’s scheme which includes a breathtaking one-fortieth accrual rate: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/jun/29/mps-pensions-reform-cuts