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House of Commons


Tuesday 11 November 2014


Public Bill Committee Proceedings


Taxation of Pensions Bill


[First Sitting]


Mr David Gauke


Agreed to





the Committtee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 8.55 am on Tuesday


11 November) meet—



at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 18 November; and



at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm pm Thursday 20 November;



the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following










Tuesday 11

Until no later than

Financial Conduct



9.30 am

Authority; Financial


Services Consumer




Tuesday 11

Until no later than

Citizens Advice;



10:45 am

Scottish Widows;


Legal & General;


Association of British




Tuesday 11

Until no later than

Her Majesty’s



11.25 am




proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the


following order: Clause 1; the Schedule; Clause 2; new Clauses; new


Schedules; Clause 3; remaining proceedings on the Bill;



the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a


conclusion at 5.00 pm on Thursday 20 November.






, continued


Mr David Gauke


That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the


Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.


Agreed to


Mr David Gauke


That, at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the


Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.


Agreed to


The following witnesses gave oral evidence:


David Geale, Director of Policy, Financial Conduct Authority; Christopher Woolard, Director of


Policy, Risk and Research, and a member of the Executive Committee, Financial Conduct


Authority; Teresa Fritz, Panel Member, Financial Services Consumer Panel;


Rachael Badger, Head of Policy Research for Families, Welfare and Work, Citizen‘s Advice;


Stuart Paton-Evans, Director of Retirement Proposition, Scottish Widows; Adrian Boulding,


Pensions Strategy Director, Legal & General; Dr Yvonne Braun, Head of Savings, Retirement and


Social Care, Association of British Insurers; Jon Allen, Policy Adviser for Taxation, Association


of British Insurers;


Mr David Gauke MP, Financial Secretary, Her Majesty‘s Treasury; Sophie Dean, Deputy


Director, Pensions Flexibility, HM Treasury; Anna Deibel-Jung, Head of Consumer Issues, HM


Treasury; Ed Lidington, Head of Private Pensions, HM Treasury.


[Adjourned until Tuesday 18 November at 9.25 am


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