FT Financial Adviser Magazine highlights the Government’s pretence over the FAS – why can’t Ministers be honest for once on this issue?
Article in The Herald newspaper highlighting the spin of FAS which does not 90% of lost pensions, despite Ministers trying to pretend it does.
FT Adviser magazine highlights the Government’s lack of honesty about the Financial Assistance Scheme. Ros exposes DWP spin as Pensions Minister tries to mislead public and press with claims of FAS paying ‘at least 90%’ when most victims are not even getting the 90% at all.
Ros highlights flaws in the Government’s Press Release claiming that FAS victims will get ‘at least’ 90% of their pensions – they do not even get 90%, never mind ‘at least’ that!
Feature article in Scotland’s Sunday Post, discussing the injustice of taxpayers protecting bankers’ pensions in full, while not paying anything at all to restore pensions of other workers.
Press Release asking how it can be right that bankers’ pensions are 100% underwritten by taxpayers, while Government has always said taxpayers could not ‘afford’ to restore pension victims pensions in full, despite Parliamentary Ombudsman, High Court and Court of Appeal verdicts.
Ros’ response to latest DWP consultation document concerning proposed new regulations for the Financial Assistance Scheme. Ros criticizes some of the unfair proposals apparently designed to save short-term costs, but denying victims their money.
Ros’ response to consultation paper expressing disappointment and outrage at the delays in helping seriously ill victims with strokes, heart attacks, cancer etc. Even a year after the announcement to improve the FAS, these victims are still being left out and some have died.
Article published in Financial Adviser commenting on prospects for Equitable Life victims following the Parliamentary Ombudsman’s recommendation of compensation.
Article published in the Daily Telegraph with Ros’ commenting on the prospects of more fighting ahead for Equitable Life victims, despite the Parliamentary Ombudsman’s recommendation of compensation.