Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

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Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The head of the Department for Work and Pensions, a department of the British government responsible for administration of welfare policy, British Social Security, state pensions, and similar matters. Because the secretary oversees most government payments to citizens, he/she administers the largest budget of any department in the U.K. He/she is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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Guy Opperman, Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion, said: "Thanks to automatic enrolment, more than nine million people are newly saving or saving more into a workplace pension.
Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion Guy Opperman said: "It's important older people keep their homes warm during the cold snap and we provide a range of financial support including Winter Fuel and Cold Weather Payments to enable them to do so.
Guy Opperman, Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion, said: With one million employers from the small sandwich shop owner to the large supermarket chain now enrolling their staff into a workplace pension, we are creating a nation of responsible employers who are reassuring their workforce that with their support, they will have a secure retirement.
Guy Opperman, minister for pensions and financial inclusion, said: "Thanks to automatic enrolment, future generations of women will enjoy the same retirement provision as men and will reap the benefits of a good private income.
Minister for pensions and financial inclusion, Guy Opperman, said: "Thanks to automatic enrolment, future generations of women will enjoy the same retirement provision as men and will reap the benefits of a good private income.
Jack Dromey, who resigned as Shadow Police Minister in 2016 in an anti-Corbyn move, returns as Shadow Minister for Pensions.
Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion Guy Opperman said: "Today's figures highlight the extent to which people's savings are being targeted and stolen through elaborate hoaxes - leaving them with little opportunity to build up their savings again.
New Minister for Pensions, Richard Harrington, is warning savers to be wary.
Steve Webb, minister for Pensions, said "There is a real appetite from employers to offer high-quality pensions for their staff and the new Defined Ambition pensions made possible by this act will enable a new generation of better, fairer schemes.
I want people to have the best pensions possible, where risks are shared between employers and their workers," said Steve Webb, the Minister for Pensions.
By 1959 she became a Conservative MP for Finchley in North London and quickly rose through the ranks as junior minister for pensions as well as serving in a number of different positions in Ted Heath's shadow cabinet from 1964.
The idea, mooted by Minister for Pensions Steve Webb, is a noble one: to try and stop workers with little pension savings hurtling toward an impoverished retirement.
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