Cold-calling ban to enter parliament 'early 2018'

Timeline confirmed

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The government has been urged to move quickly
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The government has been urged to move quickly

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...

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