Government urged to address FAS Hampshire discrepancy

Approach following landmark ruling for PPF leaves FAS members as ‘second-class citizens’

James Phillips
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WPC chair Stephen Timms. Credit: UK Parliament
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WPC chair Stephen Timms. Credit: UK Parliament

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is being urged to close a gap in treatment between Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS) and Pension Protection Fund (PPF) members.

Following the landmark Hampshire v PPF case in 2018, the lifeboat fund has been updating members' levels of compensation to ensure they receive at least 50% of benefits. In doing so, it has also been making...

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