House of Lords select committee calls for state pension “triple lock” to end

The House of Lords Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Select Committee’s inquiry into intergenerational fairness has called for wide-ranging reforms to repair Britain’s intergenerational contract, including several eye-catching changes to pensioner benefits. How likely are they are to actually happen? David Kingman looks at what they said

New research highlights the impacts of the UK’s housing crisis on British children

A range of evidence shows that children are becoming increasingly likely to live in the private rented sector, even though most young people say they would prefer to put off having children until they can afford to own their own place. David Kingman looks at what impact this could have on intergenerational fairness

Jobs done by young adults are at greatest risk of being automated, says new ONS research

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has recently produced some research which estimated the likelihood of different categories of jobs being automated over the coming years. Worryingly, this found that jobs which are disproportionately done by younger workers are some of the ones which are at the greatest risk of being automated. David Kingman ponders… Read more »