Thank you for your request for information as outlined below:
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-submissionDDRB-202122. I.e. for each month since June 22, 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
Your request was received on 11th January 2023 and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
A copy of the information is attached. Please read the below notes to ensure correct understanding of the data.
Pension member is unable to sustain the contribution deduction from current salary
Includes risk of AND actual breach of limits
Contributing to another pension scheme
Excludes State Pension
Secured retirement income via other means
For example investment in property, personal savings, or private income
Temporary opt out due to other financial priorities
Member intends to join/re-join in the future
Number of Joiners
This figure is given for context.
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