Autumn Statement 22: All quiet on the pensions front

Pre-statement speculation on LTA and tax-free lump sums did not come to pass

Jenna Brown
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Autumn Statement 22: All quiet on the pensions front

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt avoided tinkering with pension rules in his first speech as chancellor, with pretty much its only mention being the reinstatement of the triple lock on state retirement benefits.

Millions of state pensioners will see their payments increase by just over 10% in April when the triple lock - the mechanism by which increases are determined - will be reinstated from its lower ‘d...

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