Guy Opperman returns as pensions minister

11 July 2022

A day after resigning, Guy Opperman has returned to the Department of Work and Pensions as pensions minister. His post on Twitter says he has “agreed to help DWP navigate the next few weeks, while we decide the appointment of a new Prime Minister.

With many important reforms, projects and consultations currently underway, it is important the pensions industry retains some consistency. Opperman said “[with] Superfunds, Defined Benefit issues, an outstanding ESG consultation, ongoing correction exercises, and 3-4 pending Private Members Bills means that when the Chief Whip asked me to help… I agreed

On 7 July 2022, Opperman resigned as Pensions minister along with over 50 other MP in government roles. A number of new appointments have been made.

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