Council workers warned of ‘assault on pensions’

By Martin Ford | 22 September 2020

Legislation making its way through Parliament could have dire consequences for the pensions of local government employees across the board, a union has warned.

Chief secretary to the Treasury, Steve Barclay, told MPs a cap on exit payments in the public sector will ‘end six-figure pay-offs’ as the proposed law cleared another hurdle this week.

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