General Election 2017 State Pension age rises

Document type
Briefing
Corporate author(s)
Pensions Policy Institute
Publisher
Pensions Policy Institute
Date of publication
2 June 2017
Series
Briefing note 97
Subject(s)
Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Older Adults, Employment
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This Briefing Note summarises the key issues that surround State Pension age (SPa) increases in the run up to the General Election on the 8th June. It discusses the reasons for SPa rises and includes data concerning groups who are disproportionately affected by rises to SPa and the long term affordability of the State Pension.

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