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Raising state pension is only way to solve crisis -Lib Dems

The solution to the pensions crisis must start with a decent basic state pension say the Liberal Democrats in response to leaked reports on the Employer Task Force on Pensions.
Reports indicate the Government-commissioned task force will conclude that forcing employers to contribute to their workers’ pensions may be the only solution to Britain’s pensions crisis.
Liberal Democrat Work and Pensions spokesman Steve Webb says: “The solution to the pensions crisis must start with a decent basic state pension, payable free of means-testing, on which hard-working people can build their own savings. Pensioners need a 27 a week boost to the state pension, starting with older pensioners, who are usually the poorest.”

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