22 June 2020 – Data and Supplier announcements
In his latest blog article, the Pensions Dashboards Programme (PDP) Principal Chris Curry announces a) a Call for Input on dashboards data to run over the summer, and b) the start of a market engagement exercise with potential suppliers of the central digital architecture of the pensions dashboards ecosystem.
14 May 2020 – PMI Webinar reviews
Together with Chrises Curry & Connelly, I present a dashboards update webinar (hosted by the Pensions Management Institute) to over 250 online attendees. The webinar is reviewed by mallowstreet’s Sandra Wolf and Henry Tapper on his blog, focussing on the breadth and depth of pensions data that could be shown on initial pensions dashboards.
17 April 2020 – House of Commons Briefing
The House of Commons Library publishes a Briefing paper looking at the pensions dashboards debate and referring to the previous week’s Progress Update Report from MaPS.
8 April 2020 – Progress Update Report published
The Pensions Dashboards Programme (PDP) run by the Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) publishes its first Progress Update Report and two working papers about pensions dashboards data.
14 February 2020 – Bill coming to Commons around Easter 2020
In his Tweet thread announcing his re-appointment as Minister for Pensions, Guy Opperman talks about his priorities. Top of the list is the Parliamentary passage of the Pension Schemes Bill. Amongst other things, the Bill creates powers to require pension providers & schemes to make their customers’ pensions data available to dashboards, so “you can see all pension pots in one place”. The Minister states that “our Bill will reach the House of Commons around Easter”.
Delighted to be re-appointed by the PM as Minister for Pensions + Financial Inclusion.
We’ve already achieved a lot, but there is lots more to crack on with.
— Guy Opperman (@GuyOpperman) February 14, 2020
7 January 2020 – Bill introduced to Parliament
The Pension Schemes Bill, containing provisions to compel pension schemes and providers to make their members’ / customers’ pension data available to dashboards, is introduced to Parliament: