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  • ROS ALTMANN

    Ros is a leading authority on later life issues, including pensions,
    social care and retirement policy. Numerous major awards have recognised
    her work to demystify finance and make pensions work better for people.
    She was the UK Pensions Minister from 2015 – 16 and is a member
    of the House of Lords where she sits as Baroness Altmann of Tottenham.

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    State pension rise 2021: DWP introduces bill to ensure payments for older people can be increased next year

    State pension rise 2021: DWP introduces bill to ensure payments for older people can be increased next year

    Ros is quoted by inews welcoming the Government’s announcement that state pensions would not be frozen this year, even though average earnings are likely to have fallen. Legislation will be changed to allow the triple lock to remain in place. ( link to pdf )

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    Pension funds should allocate towards infrastructure and growth assets as government bonds now provide “return-free risk”, says Baroness Altmann

    Pension funds should allocate towards infrastructure and growth assets as government bonds now provide “return-free risk”, says Baroness Altmann

    Institutional Asset Manager published extracts from Ros’ speech to the G7 Global Pensions Forum, calling for more pension fund investment in infrastructure or growth assets as Government bonds seem more like return free risks than risk free returns. ( link to pdf )

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    Women’s state pension age ruling is disappointing but not entirely unexpected – all hope isn’t lost yet, says ROS ALTMANN

    Women’s state pension age ruling is disappointing but not entirely unexpected – all hope isn’t lost yet, says ROS ALTMANN

    Ros wrote an article for ThisIsMoney about the women’s state pension age ruling, calling for a challenge on the basis of maladministration rather than relying on discrimination. ( link to pdf )

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    Council ‘tells care homes to accept Covid-19 patients being discharged from hospital’ to free up beds when second wave hits

    Council ‘tells care homes to accept Covid-19 patients being discharged from hospital’ to free up beds when second wave hits

    Ros is quoted in Daily Mail and MailonLine regretting the ongoing encouragement of hospitals to discharge Covid patients into care homes. Also calling for residents to be allowed to see their relatives as depriving families of visiting rights can have serious negative impacts on health. ( link to pdf )

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