The full list of pensions ministers since 1998

15 ministers responsible for pensions since 1997

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At five years, Steve Webb is the longest serving pensions minister to date
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At five years, Steve Webb is the longest serving pensions minister to date

There have been a total of 15 ministers responsible for pensions since 1997. Here is the list in full.

Steve Webb is the pensions minister who has survived the longest in post since its creation in 1998. At five years, Webb's tenure was well over twice as long as the longest-serving pensions minister under the previous Labour administration. In July 2016, Theresa May downgraded the pensions minister role to Under-Secretary of State, with Richard Harrington being chosen for the position. GE2019: Labour and Lib Dems reveal pension and tax policies A year later, in June 2017, Guy Opperman took over the role, which was expanded to 'pensions and financial inclusion' minister. Here ...

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