Consultation outcome

Pensions and growth: smoothing of assets

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Pensions and growth: a call for evidence (government response)

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Detail of outcome

Government response to the call for evidence on whether to smooth assets and liabilities in scheme funding valuations and whether to introduce a new statutory objective for the Pensions Regulator.

Original consultation

Summary

Call for evidence on whether to smooth assets and liabilities in scheme funding valuations and whether to introduce a new statutory objective for the Pensions Regulator.

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Consultation description

This call for evidence asked for views on:

  • whether the smoothing of assets and liabilities would be appropriate in schemes undertaking technical provisions (part 3) valuations, considering impacts on members, sponsoring employers and the Pension Protection Fund
  • how smoothing might be applied
  • whether a new statutory objective for the regulator is necessary, or whether the appropriate considerations can be delivered under existing objectives, or alternatively whether other changes to the legislation are required.

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Pensions and growth: a call for evidence

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Published 25 January 2013
Last updated 7 May 2013 + show all updates
  1. Government's response published.
  2. First published.