Government to go ahead with increased retirement age

The government is pushing ahead with plans to implement its National Pensions Framework, which includes a proposal that people should not get the state pension until they are 68.

17th July, 2010

The government is pushing ahead with plans to implement its National Pensions Framework, which includes a proposal that people should not get the state pension until they are 68.

A total of 22 organisations met at Farmleigh House in Dublin last Thursday for a consultative forum on the implementation of the pension framework.

This included representatives of employers, trade unions, older people, insurers, pension funds and youth groups. Initial presentations were made by the Minister for Social...

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