Scottish health secretary demands 'decisive action' on NHS pensions

Review expected in Budget

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The NHS is a high-profile example of tapered allowance issues.
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The NHS is a high-profile example of tapered allowance issues.

Scottish health secretary Jeane Freeman has written to chancellor Sajid Javid demanding he find a solution for heavily-taxed senior NHS workers in his upcoming Budget.

The "serious impact" of the tapered annual allowance is causing Scottish NHS clinicians to "make unanticipated changes to their working commitments to avoid large and unexpected tax charges", she wrote....

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