Feature in Financial Adviser explaining how the G&H pension scheme members are being abandoned by the PPF and Government still has not sorted out the problem.
Ros explains that flaws in the 2004 Pensions legislation have left some pension scheme members without any protection at all, even though they have paid PPF levies and believed they were protected. This surely cannot be happening again and legislation must be urgently changed.
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.