posted on Dec, 8 2013 @ 03:24 AM
reply to post by geobro
I took this with a grain of salt. Purely because I think it well get lowered again "When the economy gets better". However, it is digesting. I
imagine MP's will dispute the pay rise, even though it's not even up to them if they get a raise. Either way, it's win/win for them. Lose/lose for
If I live that long, I won't mind working to that age, considering the field I work in. However, I do think there are subtle undertones here to
basically get people into employment. A lot of people are spongers, we all know that. Therefore if they say well your working to your 70, they will
(Or at least I am) now motivated to make a a lot of money to retire early, because I would be able to afford to.
Either way, it's sad, disgraceful, but can come down again (I hope so at least) and it may motivate people to get off their bums.