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Aviva welcomes government response to pensions dashboard

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Today the UK government has published its response to the pensions dashboard consultation – giving the green light to pension dashboards becoming a reality.  

Commenting on the government’s response to the pensions dashboard project1, Alistair McQueen, Head of Savings & Retirement at Aviva said:

"We need the pensions dashboard because we need to bring pensions out of the digital stone age. By doing so, the potential for savers is enormous. Official figuresreport that just 7% of us use the internet to manage our investments such as pensions, compared to 69% for banking.

Aviva has been behind the dashboard since day one. It won’t be easy, but the achievement of great things never is. With the government now fully committed, and with a sensible route map to success, all must now move forward with confidence, purpose and ambition."

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1 https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/
uploads/attachment_data/file/792303/government-response-pensions-dashboards.pdf

2 https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/householdcharacteristics/
homeinternetandsocialmediausage/datasets/internetaccesshouseholdsandindividualsreferencetables

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