Wakeman hopes Mt Albert voters support pension @ 55
The Retirement Commissioner's role was established under the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001. The Retirement Commissioner is appointed by the Minister of Commerce.
Diane Maxwell is the Retirement Commissioner and heads the Commission for Financial Capability. The Commissioner's term of office is for three years from 1 July 2016.
Wakeman asked for costing on a 55 year old retirement plan:
"Please cost a retirement age of 55 with a financial transactions tax (ftt) of 25cent per $100 on all movement of New Zealand $'s.
Have you ever asked or looked at a FTT to fund retirement income?