Labour wants to make middle-class professionals retire later than working-class people with manual jobs



Labour wants to make middle-class professionals retire later than working-class people with manual jobs. 
Shadow work and pensions minister Alex Cunningham said the state pension age should not be fixed but should instead reflect a worker's health, income and job role.
He added that retirement should be based on life expectancy - a proposal that critics have claimed will let smokers and the obese quit work early.
It comes amid Government plans to bring forward the raising of the state pension age from 67 to 68 by seven years in a shake-up that will affect everyone under 47.
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25 November 2017 in Business, Views: 60
Source: Daily Mail
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