Posts in the category of: Pensions

My speech to Labour Party Conference in Brighton, 23rd September 2013

by Liam Byrne | 23.09.13

Conference – It’s a privilege to open this debate, a debate we approach with a passion and care. That’s not a sign of weakness, that’s a sign of our strength. We are so much stronger and our policy is so much better for the work of Unison’s Liz Snape, the TUC’s Kay Carberry, for the […]

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Cameron must now end the chaos and confusion and tell older people exactly what is going on

by Liam Byrne | 17.02.13

Following on from Iain Duncan Smith’s refusal to guarantee all pensioners will be protected from his bedroom tax,Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, Liam Byrne said, “David Cameron’s Government is now in such a mess over his shambolic bedroom tax that he doesn’t seem to know who it will hit. “Ministers once promised to protect […]

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Government need to take action on private pension rip-offs

by Liam Byrne | 18.07.12

Liam Byrne MP, Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, said: “Today’s report from respected industry leaders is fresh evidence for why we need to take action on private pension rip-offs. At the weekend Labour set out a plan for change. We now need a new consensus where savers and good pensions companies come together to make […]

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Time to end private pension rip-offs – Labour call for ‘Pensions people trust’

by Liam Byrne | 16.07.12

Labour’s  Shadow Pensions Minister Gregg McClymont and I, are today publishing “Pensions people can trust” as Labour sets out its ambition to end private pension rip offs and create the world’s best private pension system for British pensioners. The Policy Review document, developed over months of consultation, sets out Labour’s new policy agenda highlighted […]

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