Professional Pensions is delighted to welcome back pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman to open day two of Professional Pensions Live in 2020.
After surviving the general election in December, Opperman retained his position, which he took over in 2017, in this month's ministerial reshuffle.
When he speaks at Professional Pensions Live on the 24 June, Opperman will be the longest serving pensions minister since Sir Steve Webb, who survived 1,822 days in the role under the Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition.
During his tenure, Opperman has overseen the development of a framework for collective defined contribution schemes and the pensions dashboard, as well as the auto-enrolment (AE) review in late-2017, and enhanced disclosures of both eESG issues and transaction costs in pension schemes.
He will now be expected to continue to see through the pension schemes bill, which was delayed due to political uncertainty surrounding the election. We'll also expect an update on the pensions manifesto pledges announced at the end of November, in which the Conservative party stated it will hold reviews of the tapered annual allowance and net-pay schemes. It also outlined plans to reintroduce the pension schemes bill and raise the National Insurance threshold.
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