Pension inflation switch contested

16th December 2011 at 00:00

The NASUWT union said it will appeal against the High Court ruling that allows the UK Government to switch the way pensions are pegged to inflation from the retail price index (RPI) to the consumer price index (CPI). The RPI includes mortgage interest payments and other housing costs and is generally higher than the CPI.

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