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Epilogue

Hugh Pemberton, Pat Thane, and Noel Whiteside

in Britain's Pensions Crisis: History and Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263853
eISBN:
9780191734281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263853.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The pension reforms proposed by Lord Turner's Pensions Commission were certainly radical, although perhaps not as radical as they might have been. How well did the government of Britain rise to the ... More


How to Address Gender Inequality in British Pensions

Patricia Hollis

in Britain's Pensions Crisis: History and Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263853
eISBN:
9780191734281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263853.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Pensions have been constructed by men in full-time work for other men in full-time work; but most pensioners are women. The basic state pension (BSP) still assumes that women will derive their state ... More


A secure retirement for all? Older people and New Labour

Maria Evandrou and Jane Falkingham

in A more equal society?: New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345783
eISBN:
9781447301394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345783.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In 1979, Labour's Election Manifesto placed an emphasis on the party's long-standing objective of achieving a state pension of one third adult average earnings for single people and half average ... More


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