Independent report

State Pension age independent review: final report

This is the final report by John Cridland CBE following his independent review of State Pension age arrangements after 2028.

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Independent review of the State Pension age: Smoothing the transition

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Independent review of the State Pension age: Smoothing the transition (print-ready PDF)

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Correction slip (April 2017): Independent review of the State Pension age: Smoothing the transition

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DWP analysis of British Social Attitudes data 2008 to 2015

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This is an independent report for the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on future State Pension arrangements.

The report recommends the timetable for increasing State Pension age to 68 and reports on the wider factors that need to be taken into account when setting State Pension age such as:

  • affordability in the long term
  • fairness to current and future generations of pensioners
  • consistency with supporting fuller working lives

We’ve attached the DWP analysis of British Social Attitudes data 2008 to 2015 to which the report refers.

John Cridland CBE is Chairman of Transport for the North.

We published the review’s interim report with questions on 13 October 2016.

The terms of reference were published on 1 March 2016.

Published 23 March 2017
Last updated 27 April 2017 + show all updates
  1. Made a minor amendment to the chart on page 76 of the independent review final report and added a correction slip.
  2. First published.