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Phoenix Group comments on the triple lock analysis in The Times

“Decisions around the state pension triple lock carry huge political significance given the impact on a large proportion of the electorate. Over half of retirees derive the majority of their retirement income from the state pension*, so any changes to the triple lock will have a material impact on the day-to-day lives of millions of… Read more »

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Local Conservatives turn on Johnson after key London losses
Conservatives criticise Johnson after key London losses

Several local Conservative candidates have criticised Boris Johnson’s leadership following the loss of several key council seats. This morning it was confirmed that Labour had gained overall control of Wandsworth Council, once ex-PM Margaret Thatcher’s “favourite London council”, and held by the Conservatives since 1978. Westminster Council has also been won by Labour for the… Read more »

Minister says local elections won’t decide Johnson’s fate
Minister says local elections won’t decide Johnson’s fate

International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan has brushed off suggestions that Thursday’s local elections are a referendum on the prime minister’s premiership. Quizzed by  Sky News over whether the 5 May results will impact whether or not Boris Johnson remains in No 10, Trevelyan said: “No. Because as I say local council elections… A, they are… Read more »