May 3, 2019
It's not fair.
The financial gulf between young and old in society has reached epic proportions.
While retirees are sitting on vast amounts of property wealth, enjoying their gold-plated final salary pensions, and getting off lightly with low taxation, the younger generations can't afford to buy a home, or smashed avocado on toast.
That is of course an over simplification of the situation. But there does appear to be a great deal of inter generational unfairness in UK society today.
And that's what a new report from the House of Lords seeks to tackle.
I take a look at the key recommendations in this episode of the podcast.