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Pensions 'climbdown' doesn't satisfy unions
Public sector unions are still preparing for a national strike, despite the government's moves on pensions

New pension offer ''best on the table''
Unions representing public sector workers are being urged to accept new proposals for pension reform after government officials came up with what they described as

Public sector pensions offer ''improved''
Unions are lukewarm over proposals for better accrual rates and raising the limit on state contributions

Big name Scots MPs must fight for survival
Plans to cut the number of Scottish seats in the UK parliament from 59 to 52 have been unveiled by the Boundary Commission

''Get on with it'' plea over pension negotiations
Frustration at the pace of discussions on public sector pensions triggered ballot decision on industrial action


''It isn't easy being in a coalition government''
Governing in coalition with a party you have opposed all your political life isn't easy, the minister for employment relations, consumer and postal affairs Ed Davey said as he unveiled plans to ''transform'' post offices

Chaos theory
Caroline Flint, Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, shares her concerns with PPP Journal about the Coalition's mixed messages on localism

Public service pensions are all too often misunderstood and misrepresented
I appreciate that reform of public service pensions is a sensitive issue, but we must realise that it is also an unavoidable one, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander said in his ''inflammatory'' speech to the IPPR