Next stages of Government's State Pension Reform outlined

05 April 2011

Steve Webb, Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions, made a statement to the House of Commons on Monday 4 April on state pension reform

Mr Webb told MPs the Government had published a Green Paper which looks at whether the "..existing pensions system is suitable for meeting the challenges of the future."

Shadow Minister for Work and Pensions, Rachel Reeves, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

Read the statement and the views expressed by MPs in Commons Hansard. 

Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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