Government backs bill to expand AE pension saving to young and low earners

Bill looks to abolish lower earnings limit and reduce age for being auto-enrolled to 18

Jonathan Stapleton
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Government backs bill to expand AE pension saving to young and low earners

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has confirmed it will support proposals to expand auto-enrolment (AE) – measures it says will enable millions of people to save more and to start saving earlier.

The private members' bill being backed by the government was put forward by MP Jonathan Gullis and looks to grant two extensions to AE - abolishing the lower earnings limit for contributions and re...

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