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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 1st November 2011.

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Photo of George Osborne George Osborne The Chancellor of the Exchequer 2:30 pm, 1st November 2011

The Chief Secretary will shortly set out the full details of our pension offer to the public sector. When people see it, they will see that it is fair to the public sector—people in the public sector will get a much more generous pension than is available in almost any part of the private sector—but it is also fair to the taxpayers. It is, of course, based on the work of John Hutton, a former Labour Pensions Secretary.