NHS Pensions: Taxation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:21 pm on 8th July 2019.

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Photo of Elizabeth Truss Elizabeth Truss The Chief Secretary to the Treasury 4:21 pm, 8th July 2019

I thank the hon. Lady for her question. I will raise that matter with the Health Secretary. It is for the NHS to make sure that its pensions are properly administrated. As I have said, we are dealing with this issue urgently. We are not waiting for the election of a new Conservative Prime Minister to do that. My point about a new Prime Minister was that general tax and pension reforms are not likely to be happening in the next two weeks.