New prime minister Rishi Sunak is continuing to keep quiet on his view for the future of the pensions triple lock despite predecessor Liz Truss' commitment to it only a week ago. The triple lock - which guarantees that pensions rise either in line with wage rises, inflation or 2.5% depending on which is higher - has taken a battering in recent years thanks to a shaky economy. Sunak previously blocked pensions rising in line with wage growth coming out of the pandemic, effectively moving to a ‘double lock' system when he was chancellor. Now, as prime minister, he is yet to confirm the ...
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