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Review the pensions ‘taper problem’ within the first 30 days

Last updated 3 weeks ago

Within our first 30 days, we will hold an urgent review, working with the British Medical Association and Academy of Medical Royal Colleges to solve the problem.

Conservative Party Manifesto 2019, p.10

Our verdict

  • This is a promise to review the ‘taper problem‘ within 30 days of being elected, working with the two key organisations representing NHS doctors.
  • Within the timescale the British Medical Association confirmed the review was underway, but we don’t have a clear indication yet that the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AMRC) was consulted as part of this review.
  • While we await confirmation from the AMRC we’re marking this as ‘in progress’.

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