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Automatic Enrolment Annual Thresholds Review

Volume 603: debated on Tuesday 15 December 2015

My noble Friend the Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Baroness Altmann) has made the following written statement.

I am today announcing the proposed automatic enrolment thresholds for next year.

It is intended to lay an Order before Parliament in the new year which will include the following: £43,000 for the upper limit of the qualifying earnings band.

The automatic enrolment earnings trigger will be frozen at £10,000. The lower limit of the qualifying earnings band will also remain frozen at £5,824.

I will also be placing a copy of the analysis supporting the proposed revised thresholds in the Library of the House and a copy can be found online at: