Former miners warn the government: Hands off our pension funds

Peter Lazenby - 15 February 2019

EX-MINERS have gathered more than 100,000 signatures in a petition calling on the government to stop raiding their pension funds to the tune of billions of pounds.

Former miners from South Wales, protesting over the rip-off, will take the petition to Downing Street on March 6.

The Tories struck a deal with pension fund administrators following the privatisation of the coal mining industry in 1994, which meant the government would underwrite any losses the pensions’ investments suffered in the future... See more