Gregg McClymont

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The Scottish Government Cannot Continue to Obfuscate on Pensions

(9) Comments | Posted October 18, 2013 | 4:19 AM

Pensions and savings are increasingly central to Scotland's independence debate. Today you will hear more about them at the SNP's conference.

The Scottish government's much trailed pensions paper was eagerly anticipated. Finally answers to the difficult questions would be forthcoming, we were told. A blueprint for unwinding Scotland from...

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SNP in Denial on What Separation Means for Scots Pensions

(2) Comments | Posted April 29, 2013 | 12:31 PM

When Scotland's professional accountancy body enter the referendum debate it is time for Scotland to sit up and listen. That is exactly what happened last week when the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland (ICAS) published their report on pensions and a separate Scotland. The devil is in the detail of...

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Ministers Must Come Clean on Pensions Changes

(3) Comments | Posted January 14, 2013 | 8:32 AM

Ministers have dithered and delayed for two years but finally, today the government will publish its proposals for a single tier state pension and a further rise in the state pension age.

The government's insistence on implementing this complex change over a short time frame creates big...

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