An overdue consultation

the DWP welcomes your views on 12 aspects of the RPI/CPI debate

The questions refer to today’s consultation paper

Q1: The Government welcomes views on whether the impact of using CPI has been correctly summarised

Q2: The Government welcomes views on whether it is right to apply the employer consultation requirements in respect of changes to scheme rules on indexation and revaluation

Q3: The Government welcomes views on the draft Occupational Pension Schemes (Consultation by Employers) Amendment Regulations 2011

Q4: The Government welcomes views on whether there are any issues that should be considered in respect of career average arrangements

Q5: The Government welcomes views on whether there are any issues that should be considered in respect of GMPs

Q6: The Government welcomes views on whether there is any justification for overriding the rules of private sector occupational pension schemes to impose CPI as the measure of increase in prices

Q7: The Government welcomes views on whether there are other reasons why a scheme whose rules do contain a modification power would nonetheless be unable to, or find it difficult to, use CPI for indexation and revaluation.

Q8: The Government welcomes views on whether it is right to rule out granting modification powers

Q9: The Government welcomes views on whether there would be a way to restrict any modification power to those schemes which had previously adopted RPI solely in order to match the statutory minima.Q10: The Government welcomes views on whether you agree the issue of CPI underpins should be addressed

Q11: The Government welcomes views on whether there are any other options to address the CPI underpin issue

Q12: The Government welcomes views on whether the proposed amendments to remove references to RPI from primary legislation are satisfactory.

We have the right to ask a simple question back to Government

why weren’t we asked these questions before?

About henry tapper

Founder of the Pension PlayPen, Director of First Actuarial, partner of Stella, father of Olly . I am the Pension Plowman
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