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Equitable Life Assurance Society: Payments

Question for Treasury

UIN 67299, tabled on 1 November 2021

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will ensure that, following the upcoming expiration of his Department’s contract with Capita for the administration of the Equitable Life Payments Scheme, that future awardees of the contract will be subject to the same contractual requirement to hold, in a searchable format, the personal, bank account and payment data for all non-With Profits Annuitants Equitable Life policyholders, who have already received a payment from the Scheme.

Answered on

9 November 2021

HM Treasury has extended its contract with Capita for the administration of the Equitable Life Payment Scheme until 15 November 2023. The service requirements will naturally be reviewed when the service is re-procured.

The contract is published on the Contracts Finder website and is available at the following link:

https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/961dcde2-82d8-4f6b-9ecc-b5c1581b03d9?p=@8=UFQxUlRRPT0=NjJNT0

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