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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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Correspondence relating to the publication of a National Centre for Social Research report on disability benefits
Correspondence on forecasting income poverty with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Equality and Human Rights Commission and the Institute for Fiscal Studies
Inquiry DWP's response to the coronavirus outbreak
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Correspondence with FCA and TPR following up on the 22 September evidence session – Accessing pension savings
Inquiry Protecting pension savers – five years on from the Pension Freedoms: Accessing pension savings
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
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