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Nicholas Goodison appointed chairman of annuity reform campaign

Nicholas Goodison has been appointed chairman of the Retirement Income Reform Campaign, the pressure group founded in 1999 to seek reform of the rules compelling pensioners to buy an annuity at 75.

Goodison was chairman of the Stock Exchange from 1976 to 1988. He was also chairman of TSB Group from 1989 to 1995, becoming deputy chairman of Lloyd&#39s TSB Group, a position he held until 2000.

Campaign director Dr Oonagh McDonald says: “Nicholas will provide invaluable leadership for a campaign that already enjoys considerable financial and moral support from a number of City institutions and politicians from all parties.”

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