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Amendment of the Law

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:01 pm on 24th March 2014.

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Photo of Eric Pickles Eric Pickles The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 5:01 pm, 24th March 2014

We have to understand that people who save up for their retirement have worked hard to put together a nest egg and are therefore unlikely to squander it. We should trust people to put together their own schemes. This move has been widely welcomed across the industry and by pensioners groups. Indeed, it has been widely welcomed by everyone but the hon. Lady.