State pension age rise decision pushed until after general election

UK needs 'proper debate on the future of the state pension'

Jenna Brown
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State pension age rise decision pushed until after general election

The government’s plan to accelerate the increase to the state pension age (SPA) has been postponed with a decision now due after the next general election.

Work and pensions secretary Mel Stride today (30 March) confirmed there would be no change to the current legislative schedule for increases. The SPA is currently 66 and is set to increase to 67 by...

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