Ministerial statement made 3 February 2011

The Government has announced that the contracted-out rebate for salaryrelated schemes for 2012/13 to 2017/18 will be 4.8% (reduced from the current level of 5.3%). The rebate will be shared between employers (3.4%) and employees (1.4%).

The rebate has been calculated following consultation, using the "best estimate" approach.