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“No. I think it&#39s a step in the right direction to raise charges. At the end of the day, these products will only work if advisers want to offer them.”

David Rollo, D K R Financial Services

“Yes. I can understand that the Government needs to offer advisers more and that 1 per cent was too close to the bone but consumers need to be reassured that charges will not continue to rise.”

Samuel Quaye Sowah, Corporate & General Finance

“No, I don&#39t agree with the CA. We need to get back to old principles and stop shutting the market down.”

David Ashe,David Ashe Associates

“No. The thing that is turning people away is that young people today cannot see a future 40 years down the line with pensions. That is why they are turning to other savings products.”

James Boyd, Jim Boyd & Co

“Some may turn away and some may not. Two is very high, one-and-a-half would be alright and wouldn&#39t make much difference.”

Doug Thornton, Thornton Lambert

“Yes, I think it may well do on the basis of the poor publicity that pensions have had in recent months. Anything else is going to detract from the appeal of long-term pension investment.”

Margaret Hopkins, Chase Financial Advisors

“I don&#39t think it will. It takes more than that for people to change the traditional things they have done.”

John Doughty, John James Financial Services

Yes 25%

No 62%

Unsure 13%

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