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This paper has been prepared for the Second Reading debate in the House of Commons on the Pensions Bill. The main changes made by the Bill are to:

Accelerate the existing timetable for increasing the State Pension age to 66;

Amend the legislative framework requiring employers to automatically enrol employees into a qualifying pension system and to make contributions to that scheme;

Amend legislation providing for the indexation and revaluation of occupational pensions and payments from the Pension Protection Fund; and

Allow contributions to be taken towards the cost of providing personal pension benefits to members of Judicial Pension Schemes.

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