Open consultation

The Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (General Levy) review 2019


A consultation on the options to increase the levy rates which recover funding provided by DWP to 3 arm's length bodies in respect of pension protection and guidance.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

The general levy on occupational and personal pension schemes recovers the funding provided by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in respect of the core activities of The Pensions Regulator, the activities of The Pensions Ombudsman and part of the activities of the Money and Pensions Service.

This consultation seeks views on DWP’s proposed options to raise the levy rates from April 2020.

This consultation is primarily aimed at occupational pension scheme trustees, personal pension providers and sponsoring employers of pension schemes. We also welcome comments from the wider public.


Ways to respond

Email to:

Write to:

General Levy Consultation Team
Department for Work and Pensions
ALB Partnership Division
1st Floor
Caxton House

Published 18 October 2019
Last updated 5 November 2019 + show all updates
  1. Extended the consultation closing date to 29 November 2019.
  2. First published.