Liz Truss under pressure to drop ‘unaffordable’ triple lock

Liz Truss under pressure to drop ‘unaffordable’ triple lock

Carl Emmerson of the Institute for Fiscal Studies research group said that while there were reasons to protect pensioners in the short term, such large increases would make the triple lock too costly. He said: “The triple lock is expensive in the long run and will therefore have to be removed at some point.” Over…