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Focus of Government pensions Green Paper revealed

The Government&#39s Green Paper on pension reform will focus on three key areas according to Baroness Hollis of Heigham, a Department for Work and Pensions minister in the Lords.

The paper will look at workers who can afford to save for their retirement but are not currently doing so, those saving but who would benefit from a reduction in the amount of regulation and those older workers who want to continue working and saving, Hollis told the Treasury hosted meeting on the Sandler Review today.

She also said there would be a chapter in the paper, expected to be published in November, devoted specifically to issues surrounding women and pensions.

The issue of getting people between the ages of 50 and 65 back into the workforce is as important to the Department as the question of whether the state retirement age should be raised Hollis went on to say.

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