Ros’ comments on the new Pension Regulator’s issue of its first Financial Support Direction against Sea Containers.
Release about the expected defeat for the Government in the House of Lords when Tories and LibDems, backed by a number of cross-bench peers will vote on the amendments to Clause 18 of the Pensions Bill, calling for a Lifeboat fund to be established to help pay Pension Protection Fund level benefits to those currently in the inadequate Financial Assistance Scheme.
Release announcing that victims of scheme wind-ups are being forced to go back to the High Court to Judicially Review the Government’s recent budget announcements of extensions to the Financial Assistance Scheme which do not comply with the High Court ruling in the first JR.
Press Release explaining that the extension to the FAS announced in the Budget is not all it seems.
Ros’ initial reaction to revelations about the advice given to Gordon Brown in 1997 ahead of his decision to remove dividend tax relief from pension funds, explaining that the decision was irresponsible.
Press Release announcing that the Pensions Action Group will challenge the Government both in the UK and European Courts.Â The Govenrment faces a Judicial Review of its rejection of the Parliamentary Ombudsman’s report and a challenge in the Petitions Committee of the European Parliament.
Note explaining why the announced aextension’ of the Financial Assistance Scheme is little more than a public relations exercise, designed to buy backbench silence, rather than helping those who have lost their pensions.
Ros’ views on the reform proposals contained in the Government’s pension reform White Paper.
Press Release welcoming the Parliamentary Ombudsman’s report and hoping that Government will comply with the recommendations.
Press Release explaining that the Government has been found guilty of maladministration and that the High Court says ano reasonable Secretary of State could rationally disagree’ with the Ombudsman that the public was badly misled by official pension aguides’.