Lead] Some of the pension reform plans discussed at the Private Advisory Committee of the Special Committee on Pensions of the National Assembly have been made public.
It is known that the plan to raise the current insurance premium rate to 15% in stages is dominant.
The special committee announced that it would collect opinions by creating a public deliberation committee composed of 500 citizens.
Reporter Park Chan-beom is on the sidewalk.
Part of the pension reform plan discussed by the Private Advisory Committee of the Special Committee on Pension Reform of the National Assembly for two days from the 27th of last month was introduced at a meeting of members of the People’s Power.
It is said that the prevailing opinion is that the current insurance premium rate, which is 9% of monthly income, should be raised to 15% step by step to delay the point of depletion of the fund in 2055.
[Kwon Moon-il/President of the National Pension Research Institute: In fact, since the (pension) philosophy is different, this has not been narrowed down.
However, it is clear that it is much closer than in the past.]
Opinions were approached on how much money to pay, but the difference of opinion was not narrowed down on the income replacement rate after retirement, that is, how much to receive compared to average monthly income.
Joo Ho-young, chairman of the special committee, announced that he would form a public deliberation committee composed of 500 people to collect opinions widely.
[Ho-Young Joo/Chairman of the Special Committee on Pension Reform of the National Assembly: We are preparing a budget for public debate, and we are looking for a public debate chairperson.
] This is the method used to determine
Even within the private advisory committee, there is a possibility that the deadline for activities of the special pension committee, which is until April, may be extended as opinions are divided over the income replacement rate.
(Video coverage: Lee Chan-soo, video editing: Won-yang Won)