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Court lets BMA challenge government decision on GP pensions

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39265.651192.DB (Published 05 July 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:15
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    The BMA has been given the go ahead to take the government to court to challenge a decision to cap GPs' pensions.

    The High Court has granted the BMA permission to apply for a judicial review of a decision by the former health secretary Patricia Hewitt to limit increases in family doctors' pensions, which the BMA argues breaches the new GP contract.

    Hamish Meldrum, …

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