Asked about the reports of comments by Laim Fox on economic issues, the PMOS said that tax was a matter for the Chancellor, and that on the issue of benefits for wealthier pensioners such as free TV licenses, there was a clear commitment in the Coalition Agreement.
Asked about the Speaker’s pension, the PMOS said that this was a matter for the Speaker. He explained that the legislation abolished the Great Offices of State pensions for future Speakers, Prime Ministers and Lord Chancellors.
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