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“Yes. Because it should be an attractive, lucrative profession. We should pay them a lot of money.”

Peter Watson,Watson Financial Management

“They are going to argue that the service they provide wants rewarding but what about the ordinary folk? Why should they be different to anyone else? It is one set of rules for the privileged and one for the underprivileged.”

Wayne Eagan,WBA

“It is definitely not fair. Quite simply, there are rules for some and rules for others. It is as simple as that.”

Richard Macmillan,H&R Wealth Management

“I think it is just scandalous. It beggars belief that they are able to get away with it, especially with the state of pensions these days. How can there be one rule for them and another rule for the rest?” Keith Taylor,Keith Taylor Financial Services

“No, I don&#39t think it is fair. However, I don&#39t think that there should be a lifetime limit for anyone. It is understandable why it is the case for MPs as they have relatively uncertain futures. However, for civil servants who seem to have guaranteed and secure environments, it is a case of certain people feathering their own nests.”

James McDermott,Ascot Asset Management

“I don&#39t agree at all. There is a rule for one element of the population and another rule for the people on the state. It simply isn&#39t fair.”

Michael Griffin, Griffin Financial Services

“No. This can&#39t be fair at all. Why should they be treated differently?” Peter Abrams, Abrams Ashton (IFA)

Yes 12%

No 88%


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