New pensions secretary must inject 'stability' at DWP

DWP urged to boost collaboration

Martin Richmond
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Jon Greer: "The DWP needs stability, otherwise the public will not have any faith."
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Jon Greer: "The DWP needs stability, otherwise the public will not have any faith."

Newly appointed secretary of state for work and pensions Chloe Smith must ensure the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is stable to ensure the public has confidence in it, according to industry experts.

Smith, whose appointment was announced yesterday (6 September), replaces new health secretary and deputy prime minister Thérèse Coffey, who had been in the role for just under three years. Quilt...

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