On 7 November 2017 the Government issued an announcment that the abolition of Class 2 National Insurance (due to be implemented on 6 April 2018) has been delayed to 6 April 2019.

The delay will allow time for the government to engage with interested parties and Parliamentarians with concerns relating to the impact of the abolition of Class 2 NICs on self-employed individuals with low profits.
The government announcement can be found at: