Raise penson age, says think-tank

The cabinet must raise the pension age by one month a year, end the practice of giving older staff extra holidays and reduce the use of early retirement schemes so that people continue to work for longer.

This is the conclusion published by a government think-tank on Friday. Only four out of 10 people over the age of 55 are still working, Ed Nijpels, chairman of the GrijsWerkt committee said.

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