PM 'believes it is right to give people greater choice'

David Cameron believes "it is right to give people greater choice" when it comes to their retirement, the Prime Minister's official spokesman said.

Prime Minister David Cameron speaking at a PM Direct event earlier.
Prime Minister David Cameron speaking at a PM Direct event earlier. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

He told a Westminster media briefing: "These are people who have been saving for many years in defined contribution schemes and we trust them in the decisions they make.

"It's not for me to give advice. It is about ensuring that good advice is available to everyone."

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Cameron: Pensions reform 'the right thing to do'

David Cameron said giving people freedom with their pensions funds was "the right thing to do" and that this was "the right time to do it". He made the comments during a PM Direct event this morning.