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Truth deniers on public sector pensions at it again – this time it’s Dominic Lawson

Dominic Lawson makes some good points in today’s i newspaper about the current pensions debate. For instance he points out that “barely a third of all private sector workers have an employer-sponsored scheme at all.” Yet, instead of castigating the private sector employers for atrociously failing their employees, and by the way possibly flouting the law, he eulogises this scandal and uses it as a stick to beat public sector employers with. He then goes on to recycle the tired old untruth about the relative scale of public sector pensions, completely failing to distinguish between those funded from general taxation… Read more
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