Daily Telegraph Comment piece by Richard Dyson discussing the generosity of the Bank of England’s pension scheme and Ros’ comments.
The DCLG is proposing reforms to the way local authority pension schemes invest which could save council taxpayers Â£660m a year – or more than 10% of the cost of council staff pension contributions, by pooling assets into Common Investment Funds to benefit from economies of scale and cut investment charges
Ros was the guest on Andrew Neil’s BBC Daily Politics Show. Discussing economic growth figures, public sector pensions, women on boards and Dog of the Year!
Ros was asked to submit her views to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority investigation into appropriate pay and pensions for MPs. This is her submission
Ros comments on the ONS first national accounts estimates of future pension spending, showing Â£7trillion of liabilities for past pension promises, with far more still to accrue, and a high share going to public sector pension payments.
Citywire asked Ros for her predictions on pensions policy and public sector pensions for 2012.
Press Release explaining that the Government’s latest and much improved offer to the public sector unions is very generous and, if they understood it, surely the workers would accept it.
Ros analyses the new Treasury offer to public sector workers and explains why it seems worryingly generous – she calls for the cost estimates of the reform to be made public and warns of the dangers of a long-term deal.
Article published in Sunday Post discussing the need for people to understand the costs and risks of pensions and public sector workers to appreciate the value of their pensions.
Article published in Daily Express explaining the Hutton Review’s interim conclusions about public sector pensions.