PPI Policy Round-Table for the Independent Public Service Pensions Commission

The round-table was chaired by Niki Cleal, (Director of the Pensions Policy Institute) and was attended by eight people representing a range of interests across the pensions and the public sector in addition to members of the PPI and IPSPC teams.

Lord Hutton of Furness (Chair of the Independent Public Service Commission) thanked attendees for coming to the seminar to discuss these important issues and said that he would be keen to hear the views of attendees on the questions that the Commission had posed on the adequacy of the public sector pensions.

Professor John Hills (Former Pensions Commissioner and Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE), London School of Economics) gave a presentation on how the Pensions Commission had addressed the issues of adequacy in the course of the Pensions Commission’s review of private sector pensions. Professor Hills explained the thinking and rationale behind the Pensions Commission’s replacement rate benchmarks. Click here to view Professor John Hills' presentation.

Dr Leandro Carrera, (Policy Researcher at the PPI) gave a presentation on how adequacy could be measured in the context of the public sector pensions. Click here to view the PPI's presentation.

Click here to download the write-up of the round-table event.