Pensions:Written question - 251381

Asked by Gill Furniss
(Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough)

Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 07 May 2019
Department for Work and Pensions
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether he has plans to introduce the Pensions Bill before summer 2019.
Answered by: Guy Opperman
Answered on: 14 May 2019
Holding answer received on 13 May 2019

This Government has recently published responses to a series of consultations, and have engaged extensively with key stakeholders and the Pensions Regulator.

In these we have committed to strengthen the Pensions Regulator’s powers to both enforce pension’s legislation and to punish those who have acted recklessly or failed to comply with their obligations. We have committed to facilitate industry to make pensions dashboards a reality. We are also compelling pension schemes to make consumers data available to them and to facilitate collective defined contribution schemes.

The Government will bring forward legislation to introduce these measures as soon as parliamentary time permits.

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