UK Pension Reforms: Pensions in the late 1990s and early 2000s

This dataset contains video content created and documents collected by the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Bath for the research project ‘Pension Reforms in the UK’, funded by the National Employment Savings Trust (Nest) Insight.

The videos in this collection relate primarily to the pension issues in the period between 1997 and 2002 that led to the appointment of the Turner Pensions Commission.

Turner Pensions Commission, expert advice, means-tested pensions, private pensions, pension expenditure, Labour government
Political science and international studies
Social policy

This dataset is part of a collection:

Cite the collection as:
Pearce, N., Massala, T., 2020. Data from UK Pension Reforms (1997-2015). Bath: University of Bath Research Data Archive. Available from:

Cite this dataset as:
Pearce, N., Massala, T., 2020. UK Pension Reforms: Pensions in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Bath: University of Bath Research Data Archive.


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Pensions in … early 2000s.xlsx
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet (13kB)

Key documents about the pressing issues surrounding UK pension system in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and the measures taken in the first term of the New Labour government.

Pensions in … 2000s_Two
application/zip (581kB)

1. Green Paper - A new contract for welfare 2. Andrew Smith speech - TUC


Nick Pearce
University of Bath


University of Bath
Rights Holder


Collection date(s):

From 18 March 2019 to 30 June 2019

Temporal coverage:

From 1997 to 2002

Geographical coverage:

United Kingdom


Nest Insight

UK Pension Reforms (1997-2015): Elite and Expert Interviews

Pensions Reform in the UK (NEST)

Publication details

Publication date: 31 December 2020
by: University of Bath

Version: 1

URL for this record:

Related papers and books

Pearce, N., and Massala, T., 2020. Pension Reforms in the UK: 1997 to 2015. London: Nest Insight. Available from:

Contact information

Please contact the Research Data Service in the first instance for all matters concerning this item.

Contact person: Thomais Massala


Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Politics, Languages and International Studies
Social & Policy Sciences

Research Centres & Institutes
Institute for Policy Research (IPR)