Pension flexibilities: the 'freedom and choice' reforms
Published Tuesday, October 3, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN06891
Looks at the rules which came into force in April 2015 giving people more flexibility about when and how to access their defined contribution pension savings
Pension Wise: the guidance guarantee
Published Monday, September 25, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN07042
Looks at Pension Wise - the guidance service for people aged 50 and over with defined contribution pension savings
Local Government Pension Scheme investments
Published Monday, September 25, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7309
Looks at the recent debate on Government changes to regulations and guidance for Local Government Pension Scheme investments: including proposals to increase pooling of investments to reduce costs; and guidance that investment policies should not “be used to give effect to municipal foreign or munitions policies that run contrary to Government policy."
Occupational pension increases
Published Monday, September 25, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN05656
Looks at the requirements on private sector Defined Benefit occupational pension schemes to index and revalue pension benefits and recent debates - including the British Steel Pension Scheme and the 2017 Defined Benefit Pension Scheme Green Paper
Brexit: a reading list of post-EU Referendum publications by Parliament and the Devolved Assemblies
Published Friday, September 22, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7912
This reading list brings together briefings on Brexit by the Parliamentary libraries and the Devolved Assembly research services with reports by Parliamentary and Devolved Assembly committees following the result of the EU Referendum on 23 June 2016.
Topics: Animal welfare, Armed forces, Asylum, Aviation, Climate change, Common Agricultural Policy, Consumers, Courts, Data protection, Defence equipment and procurement, Devolution, Economic policy, Employment, Energy, Environmental protection, EU budget, EU external relations, EU grants and loans, EU institutions, EU law and treaties, Financial services, Fisheries, Food, Forestry, Health services, Higher education, Human rights, Immigration, Industry, Information technology, International development, International economic relations, International law, International politics and government, International trade, Legislative process, Medicine, Overseas territories, Parliament, Pensions, Railways, Regulation, Research and innovation, Roads, Science, Shipping, Water
‘Digital Equipment Ltd’s pension scheme'
Published Thursday, September 14, 2017 | Commons Debate packs CDP-2017-0016
Briefing paper originally prepared for Westminster Hall debate on 17 January the 'Digital Equipment Ltd's pension scheme' - updated since
Atomic Energy Agency (AEA) pensions
Published Monday, September 11, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7740
Looks at "advice given to members of the UK Atomic Energy Agency (AEA) Pension Scheme" on privatisation. Originally prepared for a Westminster Hall debate on 26 October 2016, it has been updated since.
Published Thursday, August 24, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN01189
Covers the arrangements made for mineworkers' pensions following privatisation of British Coal in 1994.
Brexit and state pensions
Published Friday, August 18, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7894
This Commons Library briefing looks at EU law providing for the co-ordination of State Pension entitlement and the possible impact of Brexit
State Pension age review
Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN06546
Looks at the timetable for increasing the State Pension age and the review set up to look at how it should increase in the longer term
State Pensions 2017: FAQs for MPs
Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7981
This briefing paper looks at some of the FAQs constituents raise with their MPs about pensions.
Pensions: civil partnerships and same sex marriages
Published Friday, July 14, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN03035
This note looks at the way in which forming a civil partnership affects rights to state, occupational and personal pensions and at the relevant provisions in the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013
Pension Schemes Bill 2016-17
Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7874
Briefing on the debates on the legislation that became the Pension Schemes Act 2017, the main purpose of which is to improve regulation of Master Trusts - a type of occupational pension scheme used by many employers to meet their auto-enrolment duties
State Pension triple lock
Published Thursday, June 29, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7812
Looks at the triple lock used to uprate the State Pension and the arguments for and against
Finance Act 2017 - foreign pensions
Published Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7937
Looks at changes to the tax treatment of foreign pensions in the Finance Act 2017