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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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Reports, special reports and government responses

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Seventh Report - Children in poverty: No recourse to public funds
Inquiry Children in poverty: No recourse to public funds
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
HC 603
Report
Response to this report
First Special Report - Children in poverty: No recourse to public funds: Government Response
HC 328
Special Report
First Special Report - Children in poverty: No recourse to public funds: Government Response
Inquiry Children in poverty: No recourse to public funds
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
HC 328
Special Report
Fifth report - Protecting pension savers—five years on from the Pension Freedoms: Accessing pension savings
Inquiry Protecting pension savers – five years on from the Pension Freedoms: Accessing pension savings
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
HC 237
Report
Response to this report
Eighth Special Report - Protecting pension savers–five years on from the pension freedoms: Accessing pension savings: Government and the Financial Conduct Authority Responses to the Committee’s Fifth Report
HC 1270
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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15 June 2022
Inquiry Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms: Saving for later life
Witnesses Tom Blenkinsop (Senior Public Affairs Advisor at Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)), Jamie Heywood (Regional General Manager for Northern Europe at Uber), Tim Jones (Executive Director at Tata Limited), Gary Dewin (People Director – Pensions, Reward, Wellbeing and Employee Relations at The Co-op Group), and Carol Young (Director, Reward & Employment at NatWest Group)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Oral Evidence
15 June 2022
Inquiry Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms: Saving for later life
Witnesses Terry Pullinger (Deputy General Secretary at Communication Workers Union), Jack Jones (Policy and campaigns support officer at Trade Union Congress (TUC)), and Anna Mowbray (Research and Policy Officer at Community)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Oral Evidence
29 June 2022
Inquiry Health assessments for benefits
Witnesses Ben Macpherson MSP (Minister for Social Security and Local Government at Scottish Government), Matthew Duff (Disability Benefits Policy Manager at Scottish Government), and Professor Paul Knight OBE (Chief Officer Health and Social Care Operations at Social Security Scotland)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Oral Evidence
PSL0067 - Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms: Saving for later life
Witnesses GMB Union
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Written Evidence
PSL0066 - Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms: Saving for later life
Witnesses Sir Steve Webb
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Written Evidence
PSL0065 - Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms: Saving for later life
Witnesses Professor Debora Price
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Written Evidence

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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