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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Mervat El-Tallawi, former minister of social insurances, which was dissolved in 2005, said earlier in 2014 that the total debt of the state's treasury to the pension and insurances funds was valued at EGP 435bn.
Mervat El-Tallawi, former Minister of Social Insurances, a ministry dissolved in 2005, said earlier that the total debt of the state's treasury to the pension and insurances funds was valued at EGP 435bn.
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