On 30 November 2010 the Government published its response to the consultation on draft legislation to abolish contracting-out in defined contribution schemes. Everything appears to be on track for abolishing contracting-out on a DC basis on 6 April 2012. To read what was said by the industry and the Government’s comments go to: http://www.dwp.gov.uk/docs/abolition-contracting-out-dc-response.pdf