Government Ministers Urged To Calculate How Much Longer They'll Be Around For

17/04/2014 12:45 BST | Updated 17/04/2014 12:59 BST
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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: Steve Webb MP, Minister of State for Pensions, speaks at the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference at the International Convention Centre (ICC) on September 20, 2011 in Birmingham, England. Pensions minister Steve Webb warned against pensions unlocking firms and said he will prioritise reducing charges levied on pension funds, in his speech at the parties annual conference. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Government ministers should estimate how much time they have left, say pensioners.

A pensioners spokesman told HuffPost UK Comedy that experts could look at factors such as ministers' socio-economic background and their majority at the last election to determine how much longer they will be around.

"Giving ministers an idea of how long they've got would help them make informed financial decisions, such as planning for their retirement from politics."

"For most, the expected death date is May 2015. It's amazing how accurately you can pinpoint it."