How could CPI indexation affect pension income?

Document type
Briefing
Corporate author(s)
Pensions Policy Institute
Publisher
Pensions Policy Institute
Date of publication
1 January 2011
Series
Briefing note 57
Subject(s)
Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Older Adults
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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The Government has announced changes to the way payments from Occupational Pensions and S2P are to be increased in line with inflation each year. From April 2011, payments from state benefits, public sector pensions and S2P are indexed to CPI increases, rather than RPI increases.This briefing note explores the potential impact of the changes on the pension income of individuals.

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