Richard Butcher: 'We need to love and cherish pensions'

James Phillips speaks to Richard Butcher about four years spent opening up the PLSA

James Phillips
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Richard Butcher: 'We need to love and cherish pensions'

Richard Butcher needs little, if any, introduction. As chair of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA), he has been at the forefront of pensions policy for four years – but even before that, he was a well-known figure at the centre of policymaking.

Now, as his four-year term comes to an end, he reflects on the role of the organisation, the pride he has in its achievements, and the future of pensions policy in the UK. There is one clear purpose, he...

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