The answer to the pension problem

The answer to the pension problem isn't to raise the retirement age, the answer is as simple and as obvious as Peter Dunne's hair.

Reinstate the contributory compulsory pension plan labour introduced in the 1970s, which then-Prime Minister Robert Muldoon bribed the NZ workforce out.

Further, the Government should stop misappropriating the current pension contributions of the workforce and invest them in the Cullen fund where they should be going right now and backdate investing all those misappropriated funds of the last eight years.

For Goodness sake, it's hard enough to get a job right now at 45. Who the hell is going to employ a 65-year-old looking for work in 25 years' time.

A Bourne, Bethlehem.



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