Pensions commission will have its work cut out

Analysis: Despite an ageing population and a funding shortfall on the horizon, the pandemic has meant there is currently little appetite for raising taxes to pay for future pensions

8th November, 2020
Pensions commission will have its work cut out
An initiative to cope with the symptom of poor pensions saving habits by creating schemes of automatic enrolment into pensions seems to have withered on the vine

Recent comments and actions Leo Varadkar, the Tánaiste, have drawn much public and political debate. Last week, there was the tension over his leaking of an agreement with a doctors’ representative group to a rival union. And before that, Varadkar drew controversy when he observed that, sometimes, those who advise are the least affected by their advice.

That comment followed the initial refusal by the government to follow the advice of the...

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