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Steve Webb leaves Royal London

Steve Webb leaves Royal London
 Sir Steve Webb, former pensions minister

Former pensions minister Sir Steve Webb has left Royal London to take up a partner role at consultancy Lane Clark and Peacock.

In his new role he will help spearhead LCP's campaigns to keep the wider industry apace with change and member needs.

Sir Steve joined Royal London in 2015 following his stint in government as pensions minister and a Liberal Democrat MP.

But he left the government after losing his Thornbury and Yate seat, which he had held since 2010, having previously been MP for Northavon since 1997.

Sir Steve said: “I have known and worked with several people from LCP over the years and I know that the firm places great emphasis on client care and creating a working environment that enables talent to flourish.

“Their people-centred ethos means that the needs of pension scheme members is always uppermost in the work they do.

"After four happy and productive years at Royal London working with some great people, I can’t think of a better place for my next move especially as LCP is experiencing an exciting period of growth.”

Barry O’Dwyer, chief executive of Royal London, said: “Royal London has been privileged to benefit from Steve’s extensive and unrivalled experience and knowledge.  

“He has tirelessly campaigned to raise important issues, championing consumer rights and highlighting the many ways in which consumers can make the most of their finances and ensure they are receiving the right help and entitlements.

“I would like to thank him for his commitment and wish him well in his new role.”

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