A devastating and gripping account of one of the great government scandals of our time
Alex Brummer is one of the UK's leading financial journalists and commentators. After a long and successful stint at the Guardian he moved to be City Editor at the Daily Mail in 2000. He has won prizes both as a foreign correspondent and economics writer. Awards received include Business Journalist of the Year 2006, Newspaper Journalist 2002 and Best City Journalist 2000. His books include Hanson- A Biography (Fourth Estate, 1994), Weinstock- The Life and Times of Britain's Premier Industrialist (HarperCollins, 1998) and The Crunch (Random House, 2008).
An easy read with a strong message * Financial World *
Written in the style of a gripping thriller * Pensions World *
An impressively detailed examination ... also well worth a read for its breezy history of the government's role in pensions, from the creation of the first state pension in 1909 to the present day * Pensions Week *