Pensions triple lock under attack – Rishi Sunak urged not to hurt OAPs

Rishi Sunak has been urged not to hit pensions as angry campaigners fear for the triple lock. The Chancellor's staff are said to be looking at axing the pledge, to save £4billion. That could cost pensioners £10-a-week, sending "a ripple of fear" through hundreds of thousands already facing rising living costs in the pandemic.

Pensions triple lock under attack – Rishi Sunak urged not to hurt OAPs


Rishi Sunak has been urged not to hit pensions as angry campaigners fear for the triple lock. The Chancellor's staff are said to be looking at axing the pledge, to save £4billion. That could cost pensioners £10-a-week, sending "a ripple of fear" through hundreds of thousands already facing rising living costs in the pandemic.