Pensions committee advice probe attendees revealed

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The full list of attendees for the Work and Pensions select committee’s first oral evidence session on pension freedoms guidance and advice has been unveiled.

Witnesses will include The Pensions Advisory Service chief executive Michelle Cracknell and Citizens Advice head of policy research Rachael Badger.

National Association of Pensions Funds chief executive Joanne Segars and Association of British Insurers director general Huw Evans will also give oral evidence.

Finally, Teresa Fritz from the Financial Services Consumer Panel, Pensions Policy Institute director Chris Curry and Hargreaves Lansdown head of pensions research Tom McPhail will also attend the session.

A second session, currently booked for 16 September, will include Treasury economic secretary Harriet Baldwin and senior members of the FCA.

Pensions minister Ros Altmann is not expected to give evidence.

Apfa director general Chris Hannant was not originally expected to attend, but has now been invited to represent advisers following submissions of evidence from both the trade body and members of the advice market.