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  • Andrew Philips says:

    Lord Willetts has benefitted more than most. He may be under some misapprehension as to just how impecunious many boomers are, particularly if they missed out on salary-related and public sector pensions, both which he benefits from – and the latter a principal contributor to national indebtedness, even if not officially recognised. Not to mention the additional paid appointments which he has accumulated in his political and subsequent career. There is also the question that any wealth boomers have, has been generally achieved post-tax. What he saying in effect is: “My generation of politicians is guilty of feathering our nests while public sector finances deteriorated, so today’s are justified in taxing savers again, and again, and again…”

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