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Former minister told to stay out of pensions issue

Eric Holmes

Robertshaw to call for an emergency Tynwald debate

A union official has urged the former policy and reform minister to keep his nose out of the public sector pensions debate.

East Douglas MHK Chris Robertshaw has announced he's to call for an emergency debate on the topic in Tynwald next week.

Mr Robertshaw is concerned the proposal to raise the early retirement age from 55 to 58 has been put on hold.

But Unite the Union's Eric Holmes says the former minister had his chance to be involved in the debate:

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