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: