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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Occupational Pensions

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Occupational Pensions on 18th December 1986.


Mr. Steel Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what account was taken of the Occupational Pensions Board report, Cmnd. 8649, in the formulation of the Bill which led to the Social Security Act 1986.

Mr. Major Pension reforms in the Social Security Act 1986 implement proposals in the White Paper "Reform of Social Security", Cmnd. 9691. Recommendations in the Occupational Pensions Board's report "Greater Security for the Rights and Expectations of Members of Occupational Pension Schemes", Cmnd. 8649, were reflected in the new rights to information for members of occupational pension schemes in the Social Security Act 1985.