UK government must 'U-turn' on pension age change

Mark Battersby
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The UK government should reverse proposals to move the normal minimum pension age (NMPA) to 57 to prevent complicated rules coming into force, according to Jon Greer, head of retirement policy at Quilter. The government announced in February it was to press ahead with proposals aimed at increasing the age at which people can access private pension savings, from 55 to 57. It was argued in the latest government's consultation that increasing this pension age reflected increases in longevity and changing expectations of how long we will remain in work and in retirement. However, Greer...

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