Britain’s intergenerational unfairness: reality or myth?

It’s been a week of results: economic data that lays the path for a steep rise in the state pension, followed by A-Level results that saw tens of thousands of pupils miss out on top grades. Is it a good time to be old and a tough time to be young? The FT’s Lucy Fisher is joined by columnists Miranda Green and Stephen Bush to consider the question. Plus, the FT’s Ireland correspondent Jude Webber analyses the deepening crisis caused by the data breach at the Police Service of Northern Ireland. 

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Presented by Lucy Fisher. Produced by Philippa Goodrich. Executive producer, Manuela Saragosa. Sound design and original music by Breen Turner. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. 

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