The Scottish National Party (SNP) has promised to put pressure on the next government to extend automatic enrolment (AE) to the self-employed and low paid.
The party will also call for an "end to Tory gimmicks like the Lifetime ISA [Lisa], which can disincentivise other forms of retirement savings that offer a greater return", it said in its manifesto published today.
The SNP would also oppose any rises in the state pension age past 66, as well as the removal of the triple lock, which guarantees annual increases at the highest of 2.5%, average earnings, or inflation.
Other pledges include equalising pension benefits for same-sex couples, such as death benefit, as well as continuing to support the Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) campaign.
The party would also call for an Independent Savings and Pension Commission, which would consider "specific demographic needs of different parts of the UK in relation to state pension age", which could include introducing more flexibility.
The SNP added it would "seek to ensure that regular, simple and affordable saving schemes are offered to provide for a secure income in retirement" and "continue to argue for a fairer pension system".
However, the party, which can only win a maximum of 59 seats while it only stands in Scotland, can only put pressure on a governing party to act on its recommendations.
The SNP is the final mainstream party in Great Britain to publish its manifesto ahead of the general election on 8 June. PP has outlined all of the policy pledges made so far.
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