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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 and government responses

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Third Report: Universal Credit: the wait for a first payment
Inquiry Universal Credit: the wait for a first payment
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Government Response
Third Special Report - Universal Credit: the wait for a first payment: Government Response to the Committee’s Third Report
HC 204
Report
Second Report: The appointment of Dr Stephen Brien as the Chair of the Social Security Advisory Committee
Work Appointment of the Chair of the Social Security Advisory Committee (Non-inquiry session)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
HC 733
Report
First Report: DWP's response to the coronavirus outbreak
Inquiry DWP's response to the coronavirus outbreak
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Government Response
First Special Report - DWP’s response to the coronavirus outbreak: Government Response to the Committee’s First Report
HC 178
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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13 January 2021
Inquiry DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
Witnesses Tebessum Rashid (Deputy Chief Executive at Black Training and Enterprise Group)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
OralEvidence
13 January 2021
Inquiry DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
Witnesses Antony Walker (Deputy Chief Executive Officer at TechUK), Tamara Hill (Employment and Skills Policy Advisor at British Retail Consortium), Dr George Zarkadakis (Digital Lead at Willis Towers Watson), and Verity Davidge (Director of Central Policy at Make UK)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
OralEvidence
6 January 2021
Inquiry Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms: Pension scams
Witnesses Nicola Parish (Executive Director of Frontline Regulation at The Pensions Regulator), Commander Clinton Blackburn (National Coordinator for Economic Crime at City of London Police), Mark Steward (Executive Director of Enforcement and Market Oversight at Financial Conduct Authority), and Graeme Biggar (Director General at National Economic Crime Centre)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
OralEvidence
Disability employment gap
Witnesses Disability Rights UK
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
WrittenEvidence
Disability employment gap
Witnesses UK Women's Budget Group
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
WrittenEvidence
Disability employment gap
Witnesses Mind
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
WrittenEvidence

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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