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Posted on 16 March 2011 at 16:42 GMT

Ford pensioners protested outside Ford's UK & European HQ in Brentwood in Essex today

About 100 Ford pensioners were involved in the protest, against basing future rises in Ford pensions on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rather than the Retail Price Index (RPI) to come into line with the ConDem pension changes.

Unite has estimated that this could reduce a Ford pension by 15% over time, costing pensioners tens of thousands of pounds.

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