Ros and Frank Field’s Dunkirk Moment warning is quoted in the Independent with their call for the new PM to temporarily cap energy price rises at lower levels and radically reform the pricing mechanism for energy costs while also lowering inflation.
ThisIsMoney website published Ros and Frank Field’s article calling for a radical rethink of energy policy and privatisation, recommending a direct freeze on prices in order to also reduce overall inflation with many spin off benefits to the economy, households and small business.
Ros was quoted in ThisIsMoney calling on the Government to ensure it does not betray pensioners again in 2023, after short-changing them in 2022 as inflation soared.
Ros wrote a comment article and is also quoted by the Daily Express, calling for a dedicated joined-up approach to policies for elderly people, to ensure their needs are considered carefully by policymakers, rather than rushing headlong into digital only ‘progress’ which excludes them from society. ( link to pdf )
Ros is quoted by the Daily Telegraph warning that energy companies should not be allowed to profiteer on customers by over-charging them for fixed rate deals, which have no escape clause and can be far more expensive than current market rates.
Ros was quoted in the Daily Telegraph explaining how valuable public sector pensions are and the differential between limited price indexation for private sector pensions, while unfunded public sector schemes give uncapped protection – however high cpi goes, pensions rise the same amount.
Ros is quoted in the Daily Telegraph explaining that public sector workers’ pensions will be fully inflation protected through the current inflation crisis, but private sector workers have little or no protection to cope with such high inflation rates.
Ros was quoted by Bloomberg calling on Government to reform Solvency II rules, but also to ensure the greater capital freedoms do not just pave the way for shareholder bonuses and are used to boost growth.