Funding the UK State Pension is a historically nightmare – but now the ghosts of the dead are coming to haunt and destroy us?

 NO STATE PENSIONS LEFT Halloween may be nearly here again but the real frightening ghouls and spooks that Britain faces these days really arise from the past and the iconic universal State Pension that was introduced back in 1946 by the national insurance act, doesn’t it? Yep, the problem is that these days the cost […]

‘Work’ for disabled people – where exactly is that coming from?

Most disabled people are NOT wheelchair bound Oh yes, disabled people have been in the news again. Good news, you might ask? Oh no. that never seems to happen, does it? What this time then? Well a major spat has arisen because Oxbridge educated Baron David Freud the Government Minister for Welfare Reform was recorded […]

Women’s Old Age Pensions in the UK – Just or ‘Unfair’?

Most men haven’t even noticed have they? A major change has been happened over the past four years in the UK about women’s old age pensions. An old age ‘non-contributory’ pension was in fact introduced in the UK over 100 years ago – the foundation of our Welfare system no less – and it was […]