UK - Joining the euro could expose British taxpayers to a "pensions time bomb" due to unfunded liabilities in the eurozone, Shadow chancellor Michael Howard warned.
He fears that once inside the euro, Britain would have to contribute to the costs of pensions in other European countries.
“There is a pension time bomb under the euro,” Howard said.
Jonathan Stapleton asks whether newly-accredited professional trustees should be a statutory fixture on pension scheme boards.
Savers are being warned by the Insolvency Service to guard their pension pots from investment scammers and negligent trustees as it winds up 24 companies.
Respondents say they should only be required in certain situations as the system is not broken.