20 July 2018

Government must not let cold calling ban timetable slip any further – Royal London

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Helen Morrissey, Personal Finance Specialist

Helen Morrissey

Personal Finance Specialist

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Commenting on the launch of HM Treasury’s latest consultation into the pension cold calling ban Helen Morrissey, Pension Specialist at Royal London said:

"With every day that passes more people are being targeted by scammers and we need to get this ban in place as soon as possible. The consultation says it seeks “final views” with the intention being to lay the regulations before both Houses in Autumn 2018 “subject to Parliamentary timetabling.” We urge the government not to let the timetable slip any further on this vital issue."

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Helen Morrissey, Personal Finance Specialist

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Royal London is the largest mutual life, pensions and investment company in the UK, with funds under management of £117 billion, 8.8 million policies in force and 3,745 employees. Figures quoted are as at 30 June.

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