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Superannuation Bill

Part of Freedom of Information (Amendment) – in the House of Commons at 5:13 pm on 7th September 2010.

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Photo of Francis Maude Francis Maude The Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office 5:13 pm, 7th September 2010

The answer to the hon. Gentleman is, as I have said several times already, that this Bill is not the last word and that the additional protection for lower-paid workers has to be done by agreement. I do not want to be in a position where we design as if in some laboratory a complicated scheme to try to give protection for the lower paid, because the right way to do it is by proper negotiations and discussions with the unions-and that is exactly what is going on at the moment. As I said, that is the principal aim of the-

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