Equitable Life chief executive Chris Wiscarson
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Equitable Life compensation bid

Pensioners hit by the Equitable Life scandal are to make a final bid to persuade the government to pay them full compensation.

Losses have been put at nearly £5bn, but the pensioners and pension savers may be promised just 10% of that.

The government has already warned that any payout will have to be affordable.

The BBC's Simon Jack spoke to chief executive of Equitable Life Chris Wiscarson about the bid to persuade the government to pay them full compensation.

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