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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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Sixth Report - The appointment of Sarah Smart as Chair of the Pensions Regulator
Work Appointment of the Chair of the Pensions Regulator (Pre-appointment hearing)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
HC 1358
Report
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

Oral evidence transcripts

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16 June 2021
Inquiry Protecting pension savers – five years on from the Pension Freedoms: Accessing pension savings
Witnesses Yvonne Braun (Director of Policy, Long Term Savings & Protection at Association of British Insurers), Paul McBride (COO of HSBC Retirement Services Limited (HRSL) at The Society of Pension Professionals), Tess Page (Chair of DC Committee at Association of Consulting Actuaries), and Joe Dabrowski (Deputy Director of Policy at Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Oral Evidence
16 June 2021
Inquiry Protecting pension savers – five years on from the Pension Freedoms: Accessing pension savings
Witnesses Chris Brooks (Head of Policy at Age UK), Renny Biggins (Head of Retirement at The Investing and Saving Alliance), Laurie Edmans (Commissioner at The Financial Inclusion Commission), and Dr Julia Mundy (Member at Financial Services Consumer Panel)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Oral Evidence
9 June 2021
Work Local Housing Allowance and Housing Supply (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Ben Beadle (Chief Executive Officer at National Residential Landlords Association), Paul Sylvester (Head of Housing Options at Bristol City Council), and Jon Sparkes (Chief Executive at Crisis)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Oral Evidence
DEG0188 - Disability employment gap
Witnesses Professor Melanie Jones (Professor at Cardiff Business School), and Professor Victoria Wass (Emeritus Professor at Cardiff Business School)
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Written Evidence
APS0061 - Protecting pension savers – five years on from the Pension Freedoms: Accessing pension savings
Witnesses Financial Conduct Authority
Committees Work and Pensions Committee
Written Evidence
APS0062 - Protecting pension savers – five years on from the Pension Freedoms: Accessing pension savings
Witnesses Age UK
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