Former nuclear workers are urging the government to honour pension promises they claim were made when the industry was privatised two decades ago.
Richard Butcher says the role should be scrapped as pensions are too important to mess with.
Guy Opperman's appointment as minister for pensions and financial inclusion has been received positively, but experts say he must tackle a number of outstanding policy issues.
Guy Opperman has been named as parliamentary under-secretary for pensions and financial inclusion following the post-election reshuffle.
Richard Harrington has been reshuffled into the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) following last week's general election.
David Gauke has been appointed work and pensions minister in Theresa May's first reshuffle since the general election which lost the Conservative Party's majority.
The UK has awoken to shock news that the Conservative Party has failed to secure an overall majority, leaving the future government hanging somewhat in the balance.
A surprise general election is in store in just over month, but battle lines are yet to be drawn. James Phillips explores where pensions sit in the chaos.
Data standards to be set on Wednesday
More than half a million employers have now been brought into the auto-enrolment (AE) regime with over 7.6 million people now saving in a pension.
Paul Traynor says UK schemes can learn a lot from the overseas experience of scheme consolidation
As the LISA launches to the public, the industry may need to play a role in ensuring savers get the best possible outcome. James Phillips explores its potential future
This week's top stories include reports that a deal for the British Steel Pension Scheme could be very near, while recent falls in life expectancy may not be a blip.
A prototype of the pensions dashboard has been demonstrated to government ministers on time, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has announced.
The government is planning to release proposals on pension scams, reducing fees and charges, and improving transparency "very soon", according to Richard Harrington.
This week, we want to know whether the Communication Workers Union's plan for a risk-sharing scheme at Royal Mail signals it is time to revisit defined ambition.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has appointed Ann Harris as chairwoman of The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS).
Pensions minister Richard Harrington has been confirmed as the opening keynote speaker for Pensions & Benefits UK (PBUK).
The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) will not expand its decumulation offering to enter the drawdown market, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has confirmed.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) is embarking on a campaign to improve the diversity of trustee boards in a climate of "division and disharmony".
Richard Harrington has said the government has not made up its mind on indexation after it was criticised for trying to raid pensions in its green paper.
There could be a case to suspend indexation for schemes which are underfunded and where sponsors are in stress, the government has said.
Janice Turner looks at a recent Parliamentary debate on the role of member nominated trustees in master trusts.
The government has to consider how auto-enrolment (AE) can be extended to the self-employed in its forthcoming review says pensions minister Richard Harrington.