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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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    £100billion for HS2 – but where is the grand plan to help the crisis facing Britain’s elderly, asks former pensions minister BARONESS ALTMANN

    £100billion for HS2 – but where is the grand plan to help the crisis facing Britain’s elderly, asks former pensions minister BARONESS ALTMANN

    Ros wrote a Comment piece for the Daily Mail calling for the Government to unveil bold plans for reform of social care funding, which is just as important as spending £100bn on HS2. ( link to pdf )

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    The pension payback victims who refused to pay back money they were paid by mistake… and won!

    The pension payback victims who refused to pay back money they were paid by mistake… and won!

    Ros is quoted in the Daily Mail about people who are asked to repay huge sums because their pension administration system made mistakes – they should not have to repay but should be able to rely on the experts to get the sums right. ( link to pdf )

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    Banks under fire over rip-off overdraft fees: FCA probe ‘could see rates capped’

    Banks under fire over rip-off overdraft fees: FCA probe ‘could see rates capped’

    ThisisMoney website and Daily Mail newspaper report that the FCA is investigating the enormous increase in interest costs for bank customers using arranged overdrafts. Ros has called for this to be reviewed urgently as rates are egregiously high. ( link to pdf )

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    My trauma over £100k bill seven years after retiring: Former prison officer hit with huge demand as pension was slashed by £1,000 a month

    My trauma over £100k bill seven years after retiring: Former prison officer hit with huge demand as pension was slashed by £1,000 a month

    Daily Mail exposes shocking treatment of pensioners told to repay thousands of pounds because their pension scheme administrator paid them the wrong amount for years. Ros is quoted saying the members should not have to pay for the mistakes made by experts. ( link to pdf )

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    Threat of frozen state pensions lifted in boost for British expats in the EU – but you must have moved there by the end of 2020

    Threat of frozen state pensions lifted in boost for British expats in the EU – but you must have moved there by the end of 2020

    ThisIsMoney website explains that the post-Brexit arrangements mean expat UK pensioners living in Europe before the end of 2020 will have their State Pensions uprated for life. ( link to pdf )

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