Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Benefits could be linked to ave earnings rather than inflation

Government considers end to inflation and benefits link

The government is considering ending the link between inflation and benefits, that sees benefit payments increase in line with the retail prices index (RPI) measure of inflation. According to BBC reports, the government needs to make further savings in spending and this policy would have saved £14 billion over the last four years.

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