The pension "delusion": Unless you work longer and live more frugally you won"t be retiring in comfort says mandarin (who"s on…

The pension 'delusion': Unless you work longer and live more frugally you won’t be retiring in comfort says mandarin (who's on 200,000 a year) | UPDATED: 23:32 GMT, 18 December 2012 Sir Bob Kerslake, the head of the civil service, said it was 'absolutely clear' the pension age will have to rise in the coming years People are ‘deluding’ themselves if they think they can enjoy a comfortable retirement without living more frugally and working longer, the head of the Civil Service said yesterday.

Theresa May under fire over spy tipped to be top mandarin – and his love for her glamorous aide

Theresa May under fire over spy tipped to be top mandarin – and his love for her glamorous aideThe expected promotion of Charles Farr has sparked a heated debate He is said to have impressed Mrs May with handling of security mattersMr Farr is in a relationship with Mrs May's special adviser Fiona Cunningham | UPDATED: 23:28 GMT, 1 December 2012 Home Secretary Theresa May was challenged by Labour last night after it emerged that a former MI6 spy in a relationship with her senior Tory adviser is tipped to be appointed top Home Office mandarin.