Graduates may have to wait years longer for a state pension: Ministers consider two-tier system under which debt-laden students could only get payments after 45 years in work
Graduates could be forced to wait years longer than blue-collar workers to collect their state pension under controversial plans being considered by the Government.
Ministers are contemplating a ‘two-tier’ system, under which workers could only receive their state pension after around 45 years in work.
It means anyone going to university would face working until they are almost 70. Meanwhile those who leave school at 18 could be eligible to start drawing their state pension at 63.
Last night critics said the system would be another ‘financial blow’ for young people who are already facing... read more
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