More boys than girls have pensions at young age - HMRC data

'Counter intuitive'

Tom Ellis
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More boys than girls have pensions at young age - HMRC data

Parents and grandparents are more likely to save into a pension for their sons than their daughters, according to data from the taxman.

The statistics, obtained by Hargreaves Lansdown from HM Revenue & Customs, showed that 20,000 boys aged under 16 had money paid into a pension for them in 2016/17, compared to 13,000 girls. Those who...

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