Thursday 29 April 2021 / 5:45 PM Ed Miliband / Pensions

Ed Miliband comments on the Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme Inquiry

Ed Miliband MP, Labour’s Shadow Business Secretary, commenting on the Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme Inquiry, said:

“Today’s important report from the BEIS Select Committee is a crucial step forward in exposing the deep unfairness and injustice of the Government’s approach to the Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme—and it exposes the fact that there was no fair basis for the original surplus sharing arrangements.

“The report echoes Labour’s long-standing call that there must be a comprehensive revision of the arrangements to make sure that miners get the fair share of the money to which they are entitled.

“Instead of blocking reform and change, the Government must now step forward and say how they plan to deliver the justice to which miners are entitled and which is long overdue.”