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Work and Pensions Committee
Report and Government response published.
The inquiry aims to answer the question of whether the current generation of people in or approaching retirement will over the course of their lifetimes have enjoyed and accumulated much more housing and financial wealth, public service usage, and welfare and pension entitlements than more recent generations can hope to receive.
Questions the Committee is looking to address include:
Evidence given by Philip Booth, Editorial and Programme Director, Institute of Economic Affairs, Shiv Malik, Investigations Correspondent, The Guardian Paul Johnson, Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies, Andrew Hood, Research Economist, Institute of Fiscal Studies, James Sefton, Professor of Economics, Imperial College London
Evidence given by Rt Hon Lord Willetts, Executive Chair, The Resolution Foundation (formerly Minister of State for Universities and Science), Rt Hon Steve Webb, Director of Policy, Royal London (former Minister of State for Pensions)
There are currently no public meetings scheduled.
Work and Pensions Committee Chair welcomes Independent Review of the State Pension Age recommendations