Proposed new timetable for State Pension Age increases.

NB – Please note that this is for information only as proposed changes must be approved by Parliament.

 

Following a government review it has been proposed that the State Pension Age is to rise to age 68.

At present the State Pension Age is due to increase to age 68 between 2044 and 2046.

However it is proposed to bring forward the increase to age 68 between 2037 and 2039.

How does this proposal affect you?

 

If you date of birth is on or before 5th April 1970

Your State Pension Age has not changed

If your date of birth is between 6th April 1970 and 5th April 1978

Currently set at age 67. This would increase to between 67 years and 1 month and 68 years, depending on your date of birth

If your date of birth is on or after 6th April 1978

Your State Pension Age has not changed

 

Your State Pension is administered by the Department for Work & Pensions and following this announcement they created an article headed “top 4 things you need to know about the State Pension Age”.

If you would like to read this article it can be viewed at - http://instantarticles.dwp.gov.uk/2017/07/19/state-pension-age-review/ or see www.facebook.com/dwp

If you would like more information or you have any queries about your State Pension, please visit - https://www.gov.uk/state-pension-age

A link to the gov.uk website which contains further details of the government’s proposal can be found at - (https://www.gov.uk/government/news/proposed-new-timetable-for-state-pension-age-increases)