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Pensions Minister gives evidence on auto-enrolment and pensions reforms

12 January 2015

The Work and Pensions Select Committee announces the final oral evidence session for its inquiry into progress with automatic enrolment and pension reforms.

Witness

At 4.30pm, Monday 12 January 2014, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

  • Rt Hon Steve Webb MP, Minister of State for Pensions, Department for Work and Pensions

Purpose of the session

This final evidence session with the Minister for Pensions is intended to explore the wide range of issues covered in the inquiry including

  • Lessons learned from the experience of auto-enrolment to date
  • Challenges of rolling out auto-enrolment to smaller employers and how these might be addressed
  • Progress made in ensuring savers are enrolled in appropriate, well-governed pension schemes, which offer good value for money and low charges
  • The impact on pension schemes of the new pension flexibilities
  • Protecting pension savers: the new guidance service, and the possible need for additional protection, including default decumulation options
  • The regulatory framework
  • Reviewing auto-enrolment and developing future pension policy

Further information

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