§ Mr. Alex Carlile
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider seeking the amendment of the legislation applicable to company pension funds so as to ensure that employees who leave the company's service prior to retirement age are not penalised by the freezing of contributions to their capital value at the date of leaving; and if he will make a statement.
§ Dr. Boyson
I have been asked to reply.
I refer the hon. Member to my right hon. Friend's reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Brentwood and Ongar of 19 October 1982. —[Vol. 29, c. 71–72.] We are arranging a conference in September which will discuss in depth the problems faced by early leavers.