HL Deb 27 February 2001 vol 622 c119WA
Lord Bowness

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they have any proposals to change the rules requiring the compulsory purchase of annuities from pension funds. [HL705]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Various proposals have been put forward as alternatives to the annuity purchase requirement for defined contribution pension schemes. An announcement will be made in due course if it is decided that any changes are required.