Periodic review of rules about State Pension age

The regular blog by the Government Actuary covering topical issues.


Government Actuary's Blog: State Pension age review

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The first report by the Government Actuary on future State Pension age (SPa) increases was published on 23 March. In it I responded to my terms of reference by calculating the dates at which future SPa increases should take place according to the criteria I was set by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions. My report features alongside a more broadly-based independent report by John Cridland covering other issues associated with SPa and which contains a number of specific recommendations – in particular that SPa should increase to age 68 over the two year period from 2037 to 2039.

Published 7 April 2017