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Pensions: Uprating

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 173083, tabled on 22 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of using the consumer prices index including housing to calculate pension increases for defined benefit pension schemes.

Answered on

25 March 2021

No assessment has been made.

Private pension increases are calculated according to the rules of the scheme.

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