Updated: Opperman departs from pensions minister role

He has been the longest-serving pensions minister since the post was created

Holly Roach
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Guy Opperman. Photo: UK Parliament
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Guy Opperman. Photo: UK Parliament

Guy Opperman has departed his role of pensions and financial inclusion minister after five years.

Opperman today (20 September) said he was "relieved of his duties" on 8 September but had refrained from making the news public until after the period of mourning following the death of Queen Eliza...

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