Working age

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28th May, 2011
Concern about the sustainability of National Superannuation has settled on the solution of raising the qualifying age of 65. This has happened seemingly without public debate about the problems of this approach or the alternatives (Editorial, May 21). Any increase in the qualifying age is not a zero sum game for the Government. Although it’s true some people are well and can work beyond 65, many cannot. In fact, the rates of unemployment, sickness and invalidity, not to mention the number who need to care for spouses and grandchildren, mean much of the load on the Government would ...

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