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The case for a pensions commission

Time to entrench cross-party working on this long-term issue

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Boris Johnson has a convincing electoral mandate. He can govern as he pleases without accounting for the views of his opponents—and on many issues he will do just that. But there are some questions where the new Conservative government should work on a cross-party basis even though it does not need to.

We believe that pensions policy is one of these. We lead two think tanks, on the left and right of politics, and…

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