Tag Archives: Guy Opperman

Why are the over 50s not working so much?

Work is becoming less rewarding but more of us are getting a paycheque than ever before. People officially unemployed is falling but the number of us out of the labour market continues to rise and this is particularly amongst those … Continue reading

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Laura Trott – focus on pensions and pensioners – not the “pensions industry”.

Laura Trott is the new Minister for Pensions with responsibility for pensioner benefits including the State Pension, private and occupational pensions, and oversight of arms-length bodies such as the Pensions Regulator pic.twitter.com/sJrwy9IQ2d — Department for Work and Pensions (@DWPgovuk) November … Continue reading

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Guy Opperman – hard hats will be needed!

Honoured to be asked to take on this very important job. https://t.co/a89GlNqlPc — Guy Opperman (@GuyOpperman) November 7, 2022 As minister of State for employment, Guy Opperman has some immediate challenges. He inherits some of the highest employment figures we … Continue reading

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Laura Trott is confirmed pension minister, Guy Opperman is Minister for Labour

The portfolios of the DWP Ministerial team have been confirmed: Guy Opperman is the new Minister of State for Employment with responsibility for the labour market, addressing economic inactivity, and for DWP benefits including #UniversalCredit pic.twitter.com/46Lx4gn8qI — Department for Work … Continue reading

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Dashboard/pension minister updates – free to view Pension PlayPen today 10.30

If you want to understand the latest on the pensions dashboard and the unravelling saga on the DWP’s new pension team, login to http://www.pensionplaypen.com , click events and settle down with a cup of tea for another great session.   … Continue reading

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Guy Opperman? Workie? Big Zuu?- are we “aware” WHO will be our Pension Minister?

Although Guy Opperman has been confirmed as a DWP Minister of State, he has not been given a title or key responsibilities. This is all we get – which is good news – but not enough! Guy Opperman was appointed … Continue reading

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Opperman and Stride give pensions a dream result.

Social media never sleeps 20.06: Guy Opperman appointed MoS at DWP This announcement had yet to appear on the Government’s Ministerial website , the headline is from Order Order – the unofficial news channel for the Westminster Village, Breaking news came from … Continue reading

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A letter to Alex Burghart at a time of change

Dear Alex, We have never met, I have only seen you on stage at the PLSA. I am told you are a decent , intelligent and capable man, so I wonder if you really want to be our Pensions Minister, … Continue reading

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Is there space for “financial inclusion” in the rush for growth?

Although Alex Burghart has been answering parliamentary question on pensions, he is not yet the pensions minister and there seems to be some hesitancy at the DWP about who is taking what responsibilities. Your source’s tip is consistent with Alex … Continue reading

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Guy Opperman – the roaring silence

Guy Opperman hasn’t answered one parliamentary question put to him in a week. This is not like him and suggests an uncertainty about his future. Not only he been quiet in parliament but his social media feeds have been silent … Continue reading

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