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    today’s pensioners have fared extraordinarily well relative to their predecessors
    Yeah, shocking that. Many of them never even had to go through a World War, high time they were all penalised for their good fortune and fiscal prudence and made to set up home under bridges in order that the Facebook Generation can all afford houses without having to miss out on the latest iphone or having to forego their "gap year" adventuring.

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    Tories will fook over existing pensioners last.

    Before that happens they will throughly screw everybody else, including future pensions of those who will have the misfortune to retire soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shaunbhoy View Post
    Yeah, shocking that. Many of them never even had to go through a World War, high time they were all penalised for their good fortune and fiscal prudence and made to set up home under bridges in order that the Facebook Generation can all afford houses without having to miss out on the latest iphone or having to forego their "gap year" adventuring.

    I think the key message is that working taxpayers pay is increasing at a slower rate than pension inflation. Is that right? Is it sustainable?
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    Quote Originally Posted by PurpleGorilla View Post
    I think the key message is that working taxpayers pay is increasing at a slower rate than pension inflation. Is that right?
    WGAS? The Boomers' pension rates are pretty much nailed down. If the working taxpayers pay rates only rise slowly then they will be compelled to hand over a larger percentage of their salaries to meet that sacrosanct commitment. Simples!

    Suck it up...............
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    Quote Originally Posted by shaunbhoy View Post
    WGAS? The Boomers' pension rates are pretty much nailed down. If the working taxpayers pay rates only rise slowly then they will be compelled to hand over a larger percentage of their salaries to meet that sacrosanct commitment. Simples!

    Suck it up...............
    A silly way to carry on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shaunbhoy View Post
    WGAS? The Boomers' pension rates are pretty much nailed down. If the working taxpayers pay rates only rise slowly then they will be compelled to hand over a larger percentage of their salaries to meet that sacrosanct commitment. Simples!

    Suck it up...............
    Massive problem - not enough workers paying tax. Plus those who do work don't earn enough to get a decent tax take from, both by direct and indirect taxes.

    However much they try and steal from current workers demographics is against this Tory government and future British governments.

    They will put up the state pension age and import people like Germans are doing with the Syrians (the UK is getting the wrong kind) but there still will not be enough highly paid taxpayers to service the pensions, NHS and social care of pensioners.

    There are too many pensioners who are living too long

    This was predicted in the 70's but all British governments have been too scared to do anything about it as pensioners vote....
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    Quote Originally Posted by SueEllen View Post
    Massive problem - not enough workers paying tax. Plus those who do work don't earn enough to get a decent tax take from, both by direct and indirect taxes.

    However much they try and steal from current workers demographics is against this Tory government and future British governments.

    They will put up the state pension age and import people like Germans are doing with the Syrians (the UK is getting the wrong kind) but there still will not be enough highly paid taxpayers to service the pensions, NHS and social care of pensioners.

    There are too many pensioners who are living too long

    This was predicted in the 70's but all British governments have been too scared to do anything about it as pensioners vote....
    Well said

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    Cut pensions to enable the young generations to get their detached houses and fund their lavish exotic holidays.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SueEllen View Post
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    There are too many pensioners who are living too long

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