Note explaining that the Government was indeed defeated in the Judicial Review and the High Court ruling established that the Secretary of State’s rejection of the Parliamentary Ombudsman’s report was unlawful and irrational.
Article published in Professional Pensions magazine explaining that the Government has been found guilty in the Judicial Review.
Second Witness Statement prepared by Ros for the Judicial Review case, explaining why many of the Government’s assertions are incorrect.
Paper prepared for Judicial Review highlighting that the FAS does not really pay 80% of expected pension and for most people it will be closer to 60% or even less.Â The figures were also prepared with the help of Ronnie Sloan, a leading independent actuary.
Letter written to Professional Pensions magazine explaining why deemed buyback is not working and that members cannot get any advice to understand what they need to do.Â If they have AVC’s these are confiscated if they choose deemed buyback.
Briefing note to explain the inadequacies of the Financial Assistance Scheme and what needs to be done to deliver a proper solution.
Letter delivered to both the Chancellor and the Prime Minister on 5th November, along with a petition and letters from grandchildren of victims who have lost their pensions, asking them to immediately organise a proper rescue scheme to restore these pensions.
Ros’ presentation in House of Commons to All Party Parliamentary Pensions Group explaining background to the pension losses of wind-up victims, why Parliamentary Ombudsman and PASC call for compensation and why rescue is urgent.
Article published in Pensions Management Institute (PMI) magazine, calling for the pensions industry to support the campaign for compensation for those affected by wind-up.
Article by Peter Humphrey explaining why the G overnment must accept the verdict of its own Ombudsman and the Parliamentary Select Committee and restore pensions to the victims of scheme wind-ups. Published in Parliamentary Brief October 2006, Vol 10, No. 10.