One of the coalition government’s flagship policies could be under threat, if reports in today’s Financial Times are correct.
The Work & Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan-Smith, has previously announced the introduction of the flat rate State Pension to replace the existing system, which was seen by many as overly complex. The policy was also included in George Osborne’s last budget.
However, the FT reports today that Prime Minister, David Cameron, is considering a rethink amid fears that the policy will leave many worse off, including people traditional Conservative voters.
The FT report, says that Mr Cameron has decided to review the policy, after ...