Daily Archives: July 30, 2009

Jim Pickard

The man who runs the Local Government Pension Scheme has warned that public sector pensions need radical reform to meet critics who believe there is a growing “pensions apartheid”.

Bob Holloway, who manages the LGPS, is quoted in Public Servant magazine saying radical options must be considered. These could include: Read more

Jim Pickard

Just perused the Tory accounts for 2008, which came out this morning.

There’s nothing to rival the Labour accounts, which showed a surprise £4m windfall for clawed-back VAT (part of a £6bn-plus payout by the government after a test case 18 months ago). Read more