....Christine JamesGrange-over-Sands, Cumbria. • As far as the 10% pension premium linked to public sector pay (which Philip Hammond refers to as the clinching evidence of public sector privilege) is concerned, the butt of the criticism should be the private sector itself – for allowing the bosses to cream off profits at the expense of the future wellbeing of their workforce and readily changing, reducing or cancelling the terms and conditions of private sector pensions (as with the end of final salary scheme
s), usually, in recent years, with governmental support or at least tacit approval. ...
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