Welcome to the new web portal of The Ministry of Business, Work & Pensions
The Ministry of Business, Work & Pensions is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. As the UK’s biggest public service department it administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits to over 22 million claimants and customers.
The Ministry of Business, Work and Pensions is a ministerial department, supported by 5 agencies and public bodies.
Our Senior Leadership Team
We are currently lead by Andy Baron. Andy became the Minister after firstly winning his seat and his party Sesh First winning the 2017 election. Prime Minister Freddie Dewhirst appointed Andy to be Minister on the 15 May 2017 and he was subsequently confirmed by His Majesty the King on the same day.