Government to increase state pension age from 67 to 68


The Government has announced that it plans to accelerate the increase in state pension age from 67 to 68, although it will not actually pass the legislation to effect the change until a further review, due in 2023, has been carried out.  Existing legislation provides that state pension age will be 68 for those born after 5 April 1978.  The planned changes will affect those born from 6 April 1970 to 5 April 1978.

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Rachel Rawnsley

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