TRIPLE’S A CRIPPLER Government pensions boss insists the Triple Lock on payments must still be scrapped despite election fiasco : Sun.

Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said Britain cannot afford to pay ever more for its ageing population.

THE government’s pensions boss has insisted the Triple Lock on pensions must still be scrapped despite the Tory party’s election fiasco over it.

Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said Britain cannot afford to pay ever more for its ageing population.

Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said Britain cannot afford to pay ever more for its ageing population

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Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said Britain cannot afford to pay ever more for its ageing population

Ministers are “reflecting” on whether to still enforce the Tories’ election manifesto pledge to scrap the generous lock from 2020.

Under it, pensions rise every year by whichever is the highest between rises in average earnings, inflation, or 2.5%.

Theresa May’s bid to reduce it to just a double lock by removing the minimum 2.5% rise bombed on the doorstep during the campaign.

The government’s pensions boss has insisted the Triple Lock on pensions must still be scrapped despite the Tory party’s election fiasco over it

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The government’s pensions boss has insisted the Triple Lock on pensions must still be scrapped despite the Tory party’s election fiasco over it.

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2 Comments

  1. Perhaps they should use the money they have stolen from the WASPI women to fund it.

    I reckon, by the time I retire, I will have lost nearly £50k in pension payments.

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  2. Ministers are “reflecting” on whether to still enforce the Tories’ election manifesto pledge to scrap the generous lock from 2020.

    Manifesto pledges mean nothing to the Tories, they’ll renege on any pledge they don’t like the first chance they get.

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