General Election 2017 State Pension age rises

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Pensions Policy Institute
Pensions Policy Institute
Date of publication
2 June 2017
Briefing note 97
Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Older Adults, Employment
Social welfare
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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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