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Work and Pensions Committee

Commons Select Committee

The Work and Pensions Committee looks into the policies and spending of the Department for Work and Pensions, including benefits for people in and out of work, state pensions and how private pensions are regulated. It also scrutinises DWP’s public bodies and other regulators. It is chaired by Stephen Timms MP. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsWorkPen

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These pages only show information for this committee from the start of 2020 onwards. Earlier information can be found on the previous version of the UK Parliament website.

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12 current inquiries

Inquiries allow committees to consider oral and written evidence on a particular topic. They usually result in the publication of a report.

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Latest publications

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Third Report - Children in poverty: Measurement and targets
Inquiry Children in poverty: Measurement and targets
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
HC 188
Report
Response to this report
Fifth Special Report - Children in poverty: Measurements and targets: Government Response to the Committee’s Third Report
HC 930
Special Report
Fifth Special Report - Children in poverty: Measurements and targets: Government Response to the Committee’s Third Report
Inquiry Children in poverty: Measurement and targets
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
HC 930
Special Report
Letter from the Chair to the Minister for Pensions and the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, following the evidence session on 8 November
Inquiry Protecting pension savers – five years on from the Pension Freedoms: Accessing pension savings
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Correspondence

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  • Email: workpencom@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 8976 | Media enquiries to Oliver Florence on 020 7219 1679/florenceo@parliament.uk
  • Address: Work and Pensions Committee | House of Commons | London | SW1A 0AA