Commenting on today’s Budget, Steve Webb, Director of Policy at Royal London said:
"The Chancellor’s windfall from better-than-expected borrowing forecasts meant that he did not have to cut back pension tax relief in this Budget. But having described the system as ‘eye-wateringly expensive’ it is likely to be only a matter of time before this Chancellor – or his successor – comes back for more. Today’s respite for pension tax relief is likely to be only temporary."
For further information please contact:
Steve Webb, Director of Policy
- Email: Steve.Webb@royallondon.com
- Telephone: 07875494184
About Royal London:
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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