Government publishes pension White Paper online

The government has published its plans for pension reform online. You can read the White Paper in full here.

Ministers say the proposals will simplify the current "complicated" system
Ministers say the proposals will simplify the current "complicated" system Credit: Press Association

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Pensions shake-up unveiled

Details of a shake-up of the state pension have been unveiled by the Government. A single flat rate, equivalent to around £144 in today's money, is set to be introduced for new pensioners from 2017 in a bid to simplify the system.