Some £5.4bn was put into defined contribution (DC) pension schemes last year - an increase of 21% year on year, according to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The watchdog's annual DC Trust report showed a total of £48bn is now saved into DC pension schemes. The information in the report is based on data provided by schemes on returns TPR issued from July...
Former home secretary Amber Rudd is to return to the cabinet as work and pensions secretary after the resignation of Esther McVey.
This week's top stories included proposed draft regulations in a no-deal Brexit which would make scheme investments illegal, and Esther McVey's resignation as secretary of state.
There have been a total of 15 ministers responsible for pensions since 1997. Here is the list in full.