Ros comments on latest figures from the Office for National Statistics showing a growing divide between pension provision in the public and private sectors. She calls for an urgent independent inquiry to assess the situation. Here is a link to the blog too.
Ros was interviewed by Citywire and asked to give her thoughts on public sector pensions – the need for transparency and independent assessment. Click here to read the article on the Citywire website.
Guardian comment where Ros discusses the problems of public sector pensions and that change is inevitable.
Ros gave a speech at London School of Economics Pensions Programme seminar on the benefits of public sector pensions and the growing divide between public and private sector pension arrangements. These are the slides she presented.
Article published in the Daily Express explaining that transparency on the costs of MPs pensions and all other public sector pension schemes is even more important than the exposure of MPs expense claims.
Letter published in Financial World magazine highlighting the lack of transparency in public sector pensions and calling for an independent inquiry into the developing public sector pensions aristocracy.
Article published in the Yorkshire Post contrasting the effects of the credit crunch on private sector and public sector schemes and calling for transparency on accounting for public sector pensions.
Press Release highlighting the generosity of public sector pensions relative to private schemes and calling for transparency in the costs and accounting for these significant future liabilities.
Figures prepared for Daily Mail showing the number of years it would take public sector and private sector workers to accrue the same level of pension.
Latest official statistics show that both pay and pensions are far better for public sector workers than comparable private sector workers.