Expert panel call for tougher reforms of French pension system

Government-commissioned report urges longer working years for full pension benefits and reduction of tax breaks for wealthier retirees.

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The French should pay contributions for longer to get a full pension and well-off pensioners should get fewer tax rebates, urged a much-awaited advisory report delivered to President François Hollande's government on Friday, reports Reuters.