State pension age to increase next month - more retirees than usual to be affected

STATE pension age changes have occurred fairly frequently in recent weeks. In early September, the state pension age was raised to 66 for a number of people born in the 1950s and the BackTo60 campaign recently had their appeal dismissed. These events have already affected thousands of retirees but from next month, additional wide scale changes will be introduced.

State pension age increases have occurred frequently over the last year or so as the government plans to raise the retirement age for everyone. Thus far the changes have been introduced in stages, only affecting people born in between certain dates but next month a more encompassing change will be introduced.

On September 6, anyone born between September 6 and 1954 and October 5 1954 officially reached their state pension age.

However, come October 2020, anyone born between the...
source: Express

2020-09-18 12:20
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