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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Companies: Mergers and Takeovers more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to require companies with a deficit on their defined benefit pension scheme to seek the approval of the Pensions Regulator before agreeing to any merger or takeover. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Luton North more like this
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Kelvin Hopkins more like this
star this property uin 105228 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
star this property answer text <p>Our Green Paper: Security and Sustainability in Defined Benefit Schemes looked at a number of potential measures to further protect DB schemes – including introducing a system for compulsory clearance by the Regulator for certain corporate transactions and a requirement for employers to consult with trustees before paying dividends where the scheme is underfunded.</p><p>We are currently analysing the feedback received and will publish a White Paper in winter. Any future changes to legislation need to be considered carefully against the need to ensure appropriate protections for members, the impact on business and the wider economy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hexham remove filter
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 105226 remove filter
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-10-09T17:02:25.23Z
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star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kelvin Hopkins more like this