The much-anticipated ban on pensions cold-calling will be presented to parliament in "early 2018", the government has confirmed.
Draft legislation will be put before MPs and Lords in the first half of next year, according to a Treasury minister. In a written answer to Conservative MP Julia Lopez, economic secretary to the Treasury Stephen Barclay MP said: "The government is committed to banning pensions cold-calling. Following a consultation, the government will bring forward draft legislation for scrutiny to ban pensions cold-calling, including texts and emails, in early 2018." Greater clarity Although a vague date, the announcement provides some greater clarity to the industry over the progress of the pr...
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