Occupational Pensions

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 2nd February 2009.

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Photo of Nigel Waterson Nigel Waterson Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions 2:30 pm, 2nd February 2009

But does the right hon. Lady accept that the last line of defence for occupational pensions is the Pension Protection Fund, which some experts now believe to be heading for a £1 billion deficit? Does she believe that the extra burden should fall on struggling companies, or that the benefits paid by the PPF should be cut? Or is she now reviewing whether the Government should stand behind the PPF as guarantor?

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