Closed consultation that sought views on the government’s commitment to phasing out the default retirement age (DRA). Sets out the background to the DRA, and explains how the government is proposing to remove it. Asks questions on the specific proposals the government has for phasing out the DRA and on the support individuals and businesses might need to manage in its absence. See also the summaries of stakeholder evidence URN 10/1018, stakeholder submissions 10/1082, research evidence 10/1080, and the employer survey report 10/1008. Consultation period ended 21 October 2010.