Mary Beard on Question Time
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What did the Romans ever do for pensions?

As public sector workers demonstrate over changes to pay and conditions, including their pensions, classicist Professor Mary Beard and Daily Telegraph columnist Peter Oborne debate how even the Roman Empire had problems solving the pensions issue.

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Read more from Mary Beard and leave a comment on her blog Meet the Romans - and not just the toffs.