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“He has always been portrayed as whiter than white but, if you look at the Pru&#39s track record, he may not be as white as we are led to believe. Sir Peter Davis heading the Government&#39s employer pension taskforce could be like the poacher becoming the gamekeeper.” Christopher Hind, Crossley MacKenzie

“Yes. It is just another Government quango so they will choose whoever they want.” Tony Young, Cowan Young Financial Planning

“Yes. He has headed a financial services company and therefore has some pensions experience.”Michael Curran, MJ Curran & Co

“I think he is too far removed from the workforce. They should have a financial adviser in the job.” Anthony Short, Pennine Independent Financial Planning

“No. This is possibly a worrying appointment. I think it is about time we had someone from within the sector.” John Boss, Allan Investment Management

“I don&#39t think the pedigree fits. I would much rather see someone like Stewart Ritchie get the job.” Stephen Clayton, Bellas Clayton (Life & Pensions)

“Yes. We need someone in the industry feeding information to the Government.” Robert Beagley, Sole trader

“At least he is knowledgeable. Ideally, I would choose someone with his knowledge but from outside the pension industry, avoiding any problems of bias.” Richard Joseph, Sole trader

yes 38%

No 50%

not SURE 12%

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