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Inquiries - Work and Pensions Committee

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  • Spending Review  Inquiry announced 23 October 2017

    Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into Spending Review

  • Welfare policy in Northern Ireland  Inquiry announced 11 April 2019

    Accepting written submissions; the deadline for written submissions is Friday 24 May 2019

  • Support for the bereaved  Inquiry announced 09 April 2019

    Work and Pensions inquiry into “Profound injustice” in bereavement benefits inquiry

  • Universal Credit and Survival Sex  Inquiry announced 19 March 2019

    Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into the possible link between Universal Credit and “survival sex”

  • Benefit freeze   Inquiry announced 14 February 2019

    Work and Pensions inquiry into Benefit freeze inquiry

  • No DSS: discrimination against benefit claimants in the housing sector  Inquiry announced 21 February 2019

    Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into No DSS: discrimination against benefit claimants in the housing sector

  • Pension auto-enrolment: update  Inquiry announced 21 January 2019

    The Committee seeks industry views on the maturing auto-enrolment market for a one-off public meeting

  • Charging for pension transfer advice  Inquiry announced 07 January 2019

    During the inquiry into pension freedom and choice, we received worrying evidence about the financial advice given to members of the British Steel Defined Benefit Pension Scheme

  • Overpayments of Carer's Allowance  Inquiry announced 23 November 2018

    If someone earns just £1 over the earnings threshold, they lose 100% of their Carer’s Allowance

  • Welfare safety net  Inquiry announced 15 November 2018

    The Committee is conducting an inquiry into the current state of the UK’s welfare safety net, prompted by the evidence of debt, hunger and homelessness

  • Benefit cap  Inquiry announced 03 August 2018

    The Committee is exploring how claimants are responding to the benefits cap

  • Disability employment  Inquiry announced 10 July 2018

    Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into disability employment accepting written submissions

  • Defined benefit pensions white paper inquiry  Inquiry announced 12 April 2018

    Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into the defined benefit pensions white paper

  • Benefit sanctions   Inquiry announced 12 April 2018

    Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into benefit sanctions

  • The future of the European Social Fund inquiry  Inquiry announced 21 February 2018

    Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into the future of the European Social Fund post Brexit

  • Motability  Inquiry announced 26 February 2018

    Work and Pensions and Treasury Committees hold joint session on the scheme's finances and executive pay

  • Assistive technology  Inquiry announced 12 December 2017

    Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into the role of assistive technology in improving disabled people’s employment rates

  • Collective defined contribution pension schemes  Inquiry announced 22 November 2017

    Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into the benefits and regulations of defined contribution pension schemes

  • Support for carers   Inquiry announced 14 November 2017

    Work and Pensions inquiry into the support available for people with caring responsibilities to get into/keep them in work

  • PIP and ESA Assessments  Inquiry announced 29 September 2017

    Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into the eligibility tests for PIP and ESA

  • Pension freedom and choice  Inquiry announced 20 September 2017

    Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into whether pension reforms are achieving their objectives

  • Universal Credit  Inquiry announced 07 January 2019

    Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into Universal Credit developments since April 2017

  • Pension costs and transparency  Inquiry announced 03 August 2018

    Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into pension costs and transparency

  • Two-child benefit limit  Inquiry announced 18 December 2018

    Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into child benefit limits after two children

  • Ongoing work on DWP priorities and performance  Inquiry announced 19 December 2018

    Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into the direction of the welfare state