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Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme

Part of Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [Lords]: (Business of the House) – in the House of Commons at 6:12 pm on 14th February 2019.

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Photo of Stephanie Peacock Stephanie Peacock Opposition Whip (Commons) 6:12 pm, 14th February 2019

The Minister will acknowledge that that review took place quite a few years ago, when the scheme was in a very different state. Given that there are now more than 150,000 fewer former miners and their widows, the risk for the Government is substantially less than it was then.