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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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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
Seventh 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
Seventh 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
Inquiry Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms: Saving for later life
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
HC 1270
Special Report
Sixth Report - The Health and Safety Executive’s approach to asbestos management
Inquiry Health and Safety Executive’s approach to asbestos management
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
HC 560
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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11 May 2022
Inquiry Health assessments for benefits
Witnesses Dr Kieran Sharrock (Acting Chair of the General Practitioners Committee (GPC) at British Medical Association), Minesh Patel (Head of Policy at Macmillan Cancer Support), Aaron Dryden (Director of Carer Support at Carers UK), and Mark Jackson (Policy Manager at Marie Curie)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Oral Evidence
11 May 2022
Inquiry Health assessments for benefits
Witnesses Daphne Hall (Vice Chair at National Association of Welfare Rights Advisers (NAWRA)), Hannah Nicholls-Harrison (Policy Co-Chair at Disability Benefits Consortium), and Caroline Selman (Research Fellow at Public Law Project)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Oral Evidence
27 April 2022
Inquiry Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms: Saving for later life
Witnesses Will Sandbrook (Managing Director for Strategy, Analytics and Nest Insight at NEST), Philip Brown (Director of Policy at B&CE, the People’s Pension), Darren Philp (Director of Policy and Market Engagement at Smart Pension), and Joanne Segars (Chair of the Board of Trustees at NOW:Pensions)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Oral Evidence
PSL0050 - Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms: Saving for later life
Witnesses Hymans Robertson
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Written Evidence
HAB0106 - Health assessments for benefits
Witnesses Commission on Social Security
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Written Evidence
HAB0130 - Health assessments for benefits
Witnesses Independent Assessment Services
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