Consultation outcome

Creating a secondary annuity market: call for evidence

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

This document summarises the responses to the call for evidence on the government’s questions surrounding the creation of a secondary market for annuities. It sets out the decisions the government has taken to achieve the reforms announced at March Budget 2015, to remove restrictions on individuals selling their annuity income stream, and outlines the next steps for implementing the market.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


Seeking views on the government’s proposal to remove the barriers which currently deter annuity holders from accessing the value of their annuity.


Consultation description

Responses to this consultation should be received by 18 June 2015. Please ensure that responses are sent in before the closing date. The government cannot guarantee that responses received after this date will be considered.

Responses to this consultation should be sent to:

Annuity Consultation
Insurance and UK Regulatory Authorities Team
HM Treasury
Horse Guards Road

Alternatively, please send responses by e-mail to

When responding, please state whether you are doing so as an individual or on behalf of an organisation.