Department for Work and Pensions


The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) 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 around 20 million claimants and customers. DWP’s aim is to improve people’s day to day lives and help them build financial resilience and a more secure and prosperous future.