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Following the announcements in the Budget on 19 March 2014, that investors were to have complete access to their defined contribution pension assets, and by the Chancellor on 29 September 2014 at the Conservative Party conference, that the pensions death tax would be abolished, the Taxation of Pensions Act became effective from 6 April 2015.

Following the election of a majority Conservative Government in May 2015, which surprised many commentators (and perhaps even some politicians), the Chancellor has announced an “emergency” Budget for 8 July 2015.