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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

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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Reports, special reports and government responses

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Fifth report: Protecting pension savers—five years on from the pension freedoms: Pension scams
Inquiry Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms: Pension scams
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
HC 648
Report
Fourth Special Report: Universal Credit and “survival sex”
HC 1225
Special Report
Fourth Report: The temporary increase in Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit
Inquiry DWP's response to the coronavirus outbreak
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
HC 1193
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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24 March 2021
Inquiry Disability employment gap
Witnesses Matthew Ainsworth (Assistant Director of Education, Skills & Work at Greater Manchester Combined Authority), Clare Gray (Organisational Lead for Disability Advocacy at Shaw Trust), and Huw Davies (Chief Executive at British Association for Supported Employment)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Oral Evidence
24 March 2021
Inquiry Disability employment gap
Witnesses Lord Shinkwin (Chair at The Centre for Social Justice Disability Commission), Angela Matthews (Head of Policy and Research at Business Disability Forum), and Matthew Oakley (Director at WPI Economics)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Oral Evidence
17 March 2021
Work Health and Safety Executive (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Sarah Albon (Chief Executive at Health and Safety Executive), Professor John Simpson (Head of Public Health Advice, Guidance and Expertise COVID 19 Response at Public Health England), Professor Andrew Curran (Chief Scientific Adviser at Health and Safety Executive), and Samantha Peace (Director of Field Operations at Health and Safety Executive)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Oral Evidence
PPS0079 - Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms: Pension scams
Witnesses Name Withheld
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Written Evidence
PPS0031 - Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms: Pension scams
Witnesses Name Withheld
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Written Evidence
DEG0119 - Disability employment gap
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Written Evidence

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  • Email: workpencom@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 8976 (General Enquiries) | For all media inquiries please contact Oliver Florence florenceo@parliament.uk / 02072191679
  • Address: Work and Pensions Committee | House of Commons | London | SW1A 0AA