The draft Occupational Pension Schemes (Employer Debt) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

Closed 18 May 2017

Opened 21 Apr 2017

Overview

This consultation seeks views on proposed changes to employer debt legislation for employers in non-segregated defined benefit multi-employer schemes. It is being undertaken in response to a Call for Evidence that looked at the employer debt regime for employers in non-associated defined benefit multi-employer pension schemes.

The questions are part of the draft Occupational Pension Schemes (Employer Debt) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 consultation, available on GOV.UK:

Chapter 1: Main findings of the call for evidence on employer debt - sets out the main findings of the call for evidence about section 75 employer debt in Non-Associated Multi-Employer Defined Benefit Schemes.

Chapter 2: The deferred debt arrangement - explains proposals for a new arrangement that will allow employers to defer payment of a section 75 employer debt subject to certain conditions being met.

Chapter 3: Commentary on the draft Regulations - explains the policy reasons for the draft regulations.

Why We Are Consulting

This consultation seeks views on the draft Occupational Pension Schemes (Employer Debt) (Amendment) Regulations 2017.

OTHER WAYS TO RESPOND

If you would prefer not to respond online, you can respond by email to:

private.pensionspublicconsultation@dwp.gsi.gov.uk, or

to the following postal address:

Employer Debt Team
Department for Work and Pensions
First Floor
Caxton House
6-12 Tothill Street
London
SW1H 9NA

Areas

  • All Areas

Audiences

  • Anyone from any background

Interests

  • Pensions