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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 Sir 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.

View previous Work and Pensions Committee website

Latest publications

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Correspondence with the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State about the Children in poverty: Child Maintenance Service inquiry
Inquiry Children in poverty: Child Maintenance Service
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
HC 272
Correspondence with the Secretary of State (follow-up to evidence session on 30/11/22)
Work The work of the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Non-inquiry session)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Correspondence with the Minister for Pensions about the State Pension age review

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  • Address: Work and Pensions Committee | House of Commons | London | SW1A 0AA