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The Intergenerational Commission’s first call for evidence is open

Questions of fairness between the generations are currently high on the agenda, and for good reason. Today’s younger generations are finding it more difficult to get on the housing ladder, experience slower pay progression and much lower levels of pension saving in their jobs, and can expect less from the welfare state when they fall […]

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Renewing the intergenerational contract could be as important to future generations as a successful EU exit

We have become very sensitive to inequities of class or race or gender. But we have been ignoring a growing new problem – unfairness between the generations. When I wrote The Pinch six years ago it was the first book looking at Britain from the point of view of the different generations. Since then it has become more and more clear that it is increasingly difficult for our children to enjoy the same kind of opportunities we baby boomers have enjoyed. Fairness between the generations has become one of the big political issues of our time.

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