Guy Opperman reappointed as pensions minister

Pensions team stays put while local government department sees shake-up

James Phillips
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Guy Opperman has been reappointed as pensions and financial inclusion minister after a reshuffle that saw the governmental pensions team largely unchanged.

Minister since 2017, Opperman has spearheaded multiple pensions policy initiatives, including dashboards, collective defined contribution, superfunds, and simpler statements. Writing on Twitter yesterday (19 September), Opperman said: "Serving as a minister on behalf of the elected government, the prime minister and Her Majesty is a genuinely great honour and wonderfully challenging." He said he was "very proud of what we have achieved so far" to make pensions safer, better and greener. "There is an exciting agenda ahead for greater financial inclusion as we work with the Money and...

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