In the state Duma considered it justified the proposal on freezing of pension savings

Initiative to freeze the cumulative part of the pension in 2017 is justified, says the Chairman of the Duma Committee on labor, social policy and veterans ‘ Affairs.

“The proposal of the Finance Ministry to extend the freeze of the cumulative part of the pension is justified” — quoted by TASS Batalino. She noted that it is not about withdrawal of funds, and the premiums in any case will be taken into account in the pension provision people.

According to Batalina, the indexation rate “even in the current difficult economic situation, with high probability, will be higher than incomes of non-state pension funds (NPF) that people could receive if their funds were directed SPF”. “So no losses in that situation we are not talking”, she added.

On the proposal of the Ministry of Finance to extend the freeze of pension for another year today, wrote the newspaper “Vedomosti” referring to its sources. Officials, according to the newspaper, explain the necessity of this step, the upcoming reform of the pension accumulation system. While an unnamed officer of the government told the newspaper that the debate on the complete abolition of the funded part.

If the cumulative part of the pension will be frozen again, 2017 will be the fourth year in a row, when the accumulative component of pensions will not be generated. For the first time, it was decided to freeze for 2014, the same decision the authorities took in the next two years.