Pension Scams Consultation

Consultation opened on 21 December 2016. Closing date 13 February 2017 at 18:00.

Summary

Publication of an HMT and DWP joint paper seeking views on a package of measures to tackle pension scams

Documents

Consultation description

The paper Pension scams published jointly by HMT and DWP seeks views on a package of measures to tackle three different areas of pension scams:

  • a ban on cold calling in relation to pensions to help stop fraudsters contacting individuals
  • limiting the statutory right to transfer to some occupational pension schemes
  • making it harder for fraudsters to open small pension schemes

Ways to respond

Email -
helen.wilson@communities-ni.gov.uk
Write to -
Helen Wilson
Department for Communities
Social Security Policy and Legislation Division
Level 8
Causeway Exchange
1-7 Bedford Street
BELFAST
BT2 7EG

Telephone 028 9082 3234

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