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Pensions: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 174959, tabled on 24 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will bring forward legislative proposal to ensure that employers affected by the covid-19 outbreak cannot retain employee pension deductions as cashflow rather than pay into the relevant pension scheme.

Answered on

13 April 2021

No. Employers are not permitted to hold pension contributions as cash flow.

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