Pension Clawback APPG

First Registered: 29/08/2018 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To campaign for HSBC UK to remove state deduction, more commonly known as pension integration or 'clawback', from the post-1974 Midland Bank Defined Benefit Pension Scheme. To raise awareness of pension clawback more generally, especially in cases where it has been poorly communicated, and to highlight its discriminatory impacts.

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Recent Documents related to Pension Clawback

1. Midland Clawback Campaign - written evidence
16/05/2018 - Inquiry: Defined benefit pensions white paper inquiry - Work and Pensions Committee
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Found: Written evidence - Midland Clawback CampaignWritten evidence from Midland Clawback Campaign (BPW0009) The

2. Pension integration (or 'clawback')
15/02/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Number CBP-01121, 15 February 2018 Pension integration (or ‚clawback™) By Djuna Thurley Contents: 1.

3. Pension Clawback
29/08/2018 - APPGs

Found: known as pension integration or 'clawback', from the post-1974 Midland Bank Defined Benefit Pension Scheme

20/11/2017 - Early Day Motions

Found: Occupational Pension Scheme believe that they were not adequately made aware of the clawback feature; further

5. RemCo Deloitte Report
20/04/2018 - Inquiry: Carillion joint inquiry - Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee
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Found: with pension reduced to 20% Shareholding guideline increased to 200% of salarv Malus and clawback provisions

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Recent Speeches related to Pension Clawback

1. High-income Child Benefit Charge
03/09/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: simpler. I have not found figures for how much the clawback and the lack of take-up of child benefit have - Speech Link
2: and support allowance, community care grants or pension credit—all the things that people may qualify for - Speech Link
3: long-term pension planning. We have all heard horror stories of the Women Against State Pension Inequality - Speech Link

2. Corporate Governance and Insolvency
20/03/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: White Paper entitled “Protecting defined benefit pension schemes”, which provides for stronger powers for - Speech Link
2: There are two substantive proposals: on clawback and on disqualification of directors. There is - Speech Link
3: companies paying dividends. In fact many of our pension schemes rely on the profits paid from dividends - Speech Link

3. Finance (No.2) Bill (First sitting)
22/04/2021 - Public Bill Committees

1: Minister about subsection (9), which introduces a clawback mechanism. It seems to apply when the anticipated - Speech Link
2: account of comments received, particularly on the clawback mechanism that the hon. Gentleman refers to. We - Speech Link
3: expenses, tax, national insurance and any relievable pension contributions in that period. The group points - Speech Link

4. Business of the House
30/11/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: 14 December—Debate on a motion on equality of pension provision for women, followed by debate on a motion - Speech Link
2: Gentleman mentions the specific issue of the pension age for women. Of course he will be aware that - Speech Link
3: HSBC’s pension clawback? Employees in HSBC Midland Bank’s defined benefit occupational pension scheme - Speech Link

5. Bank Branch Closures
18/03/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: Against State Pension Inequality—who will have to wait longer before they access their state pension. Those - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Pension Clawback
1. Pension Credit
asked by: Stuart Anderson
... what steps she is taking to encourage eligible people to apply for pension credit.

2. Pension Credit
asked by: Sarah Olney
... what steps she is taking to increase the uptake of pension credit over the next five years.

3. Pension Credit
asked by: Caroline Lucas
... what assessment she has made of (a) the effect of non-take up of pension credit by eligible individuals on their need for health and social care services and (b) the implications for auto-enrolment for pension credit of advances in data-matching; if she will make it her policy to commission an auto-enrolment pilot of persons eligible for pension credit; and if she will make a statement.

4. Pension Credit
asked by: Chris Law
... what the rate was of successful applications for pension credit in each year from 2015 to 2019 inclusive.

5. Pension Credit
asked by: Abena Oppong-Asare
... what assessment her Department has made of the implications for its policies of the findings of the Pension Credit report from Independent Age.

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6 Current APPG Officers
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr Clive Betts MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5114.


Public Enquiry Point:

Steve Bradbury, Midland Clawback Campaign, 15 Rembrandt Drive, Dronfield, Derbyshire S18 1QN . Tel: 07985143 942


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Former APPG Officers
Kevin Barron Portrait
Kevin Barron
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Rother Valley
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Helen Goodman Portrait
Helen Goodman
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Bishop Auckland
Joined: 23rd October 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lee Rowley Portrait
Lee Rowley
Conservative - North East Derbyshire
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 11th September 2019