The House of Commons has confirmed that the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) will be chaired by a Labour member of parliament (MP).
The Conservativess' pension policies are expected to be implemented in the coming months after yesterday’s general election confirmed a substantial win for the party.
After a tumultuous few weeks of campaigning, the Conservative party won their largest majority since Margaret Thatcher's 1987 victory in last night’s general election, while Labour is facing its worst defeat since 1935.
All of the major political parties have now unveiled their policies on pensions ahead of the general election. Professional Pensions looks at what they have promised.
While the pension schemes bill was said to command cross-party support, Brexit and acrimonious parliamentary debates are leaving its success in doubt, says Malcolm McLean.
The Labour party and the Liberal Democrats have published their 2019 election manifestos, with little similarities in proposals for the future of pensions policy.
The industry constantly talks about the need to engage members. Gregg McClymont says a more important priority is how to ensure all schemes are governed well.
The Labour party's proposed inclusive ownership proposals could cost UK workplace pension funds £25bn, according to an analysis by international law firm Clifford Chance.
A campaign to divest the MPs' Pension Scheme from fossil fuel investments has gained the support of 200 MPs and former MPs across partisan lines.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) are probing the sale of Johnston Press as concerns are raised over the impact on the publishing house's pension fund.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has pledged that existing pension fund investors in key utilities companies will be granted a long-term "stable return" if the party is able to press ahead with plans for renationalisation.
This week's top stories included The Insolvency Service disqualifying four trustee directors who were found to have mismanaged members' pension funds.
Labour Party plans to renationalise core industries and require the largest listed companies to hand 10% of shares to employees would be a "double whammy" for pensions, business leaders have warned.
Veteran parliamentarian Frank Field has resigned the Labour whip to serve as an independent Labour MP, sparking uncertainty over his role as chair of the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC).
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has proposed a number of reforms to boost pensions adequacy, including retirement income targets to show the lifestyle people could afford on different levels of income.
The Labour party will hold an independent review of financial services regulatory bodies in the wake of the collapse of construction giant Carillion.
Last week's top stories included ITM completing a management buyout backed by private equity, and the regulator publishing its corporate plan for the next three years.
Shadow work and pensions secretary Debbie Abrahams has been sacked from the shadow cabinet following an investigation into alleged bullying.
Jack Dromey MP says the government had an opportunity to properly tackle the widespread problems facing DB schemes
The shadow work and pensions secretary has been forced to stand down amid an investigation over an "employment issue", Labour has announced.
Carillion's 13 UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes had a combined £2.6bn buyout deficit upon its collapse on 15 January, according to an analysis for Sky News.
The Labour party has appointed Jack Dromey as shadow pensions minister, replacing Alex Cunningham who resigned last month.
Shadow pensions minister Alex Cunningham has resigned from his post, his office has confirmed to Professional Pensions.
Pension providers should be required to pay out lump sums and other pension benefits to members before they reach minimum pension age in cases of ill health, MP John Mann has said.