Interview with Carey Oppenheim

Carey Oppenheim, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister at Number 10 between 2000 and 2005 explains how the Turner Pensions Commission came into being, why it did not take the form of a Royal Commission and why the specific Commissioners were appointed.

independent commissions, policy advice, special advisers
Political science and international studies
Social policy

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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. Interview with Carey Oppenheim. Bath: University of Bath Research Data Archive.


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Nick Pearce
University of Bath


University of Bath
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Collection date(s):

26 March 2019

Temporal coverage:

From 1 May 1997 to 7 May 2015

Geographical coverage:

United Kingdom


Nest Insight

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

Pensions Reform in the UK (NEST)

UK Pension Reforms (1997-2015)

Publication details

Publication date: 31 December 2020
by: University of Bath

Version: 1

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Related papers and books

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

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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)