Govt commitment to dashboard a 'huge step forward', says Webb

DWP to lead project

Victoria McKeever
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Steve Webb: "Those of us who want consumers to be able to see all of their pensions in one place had started to despair at the lack of momentum coming from government."
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Steve Webb: "Those of us who want consumers to be able to see all of their pensions in one place had started to despair at the lack of momentum coming from government."

The government's commitment to the pensions dashboard, as announced on Thursday, is a 'huge step forward' for the project, according to former pensions minister Steve Webb.

Current pensions minister Guy Opperman confirmed in an opinion piece in The Times on Thursday that the project would go ahead and the Department for Work and Pensions would act as the lead department in...

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