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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 Catan’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 responsibility of the Department falls over the entire Kingdom.

The Ministry of Business, Work and Pensions is a ministerial department, supported by 5 agencies and public bodies.


Our Senior Leadership Team

The Ministry is led by different Ministers for different departments. The Minister of Business Affairs is responsible for the Governments’ business positions. This position is currently held by Keira Boswell MP who took office after the 2018 general election. Keria represents the Labour Party on this matter.

The Minister of Work and Pensions is responsible for the Governments’ portfolio on employment law and pension scheme. The incumbent Minister is Alex Bond of Steph’s Baes. Alex took office after the 2018 General Election.