Pension Scams Consultation

Consultation opened on 21 December 2016. Closing date 13 February 2017.


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


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

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