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We need to talk about pensions

The young are paying more than their fair share—and patience is wearing thin

By Ashley Seager  

Work and Pensions Secretary Damian Green arrives in Downing Street, London, for the first Cabinet meeting of the new government.

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Try talking about pensions to young people and see how far you get. More often than not, student loan repayments, high and living housing costs and precarious employment are occupying their minds, leaving pensions far off in the future. But what many young people do not realise is that they are already paying…

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