Please could you supply the updated data for ‘Monthly opt-out data and the reasons for opting out’ as was previously published on pg.49 of the NHS-Employers-submission-DDRB-202122. I.e. for each month since March 2020, please provide the numbers who have opted out for the reasons of:
3) Annual Allowance/LTA
4) Contributing to another pension scheme
5) In receipt of a fixed or enhanced protection certificate
7) Secured retirement income via other means
8) Temporary opt out due to other financial priorities
9) Would prefer not to say
10) No Reason given
Under Section 21 of the Act, we are not required to provide information in response to a request if it is already reasonably accessible to you. The information for March 2020 is included in the document on page 49 at the below web link, which we believe is the same document referred to in your request.
April 2020 to June 2022
A copy of the information is attached.
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