Created 01/10/2018

Retirement age is changing for women and also men. Retirement age de nes working age and has implications for the Bene ts people can claim. 


The age for claiming both State Retirement Pension and Pension Credit for men and women will be the same from from November 2018. 


Most of the £billions of cuts in Welfare Bene ts hit those under retirement age(working age). 


The upper age for Personal Independence Payment new claims and lower age for Attendance Allowance new claims(currently 65) will increase in line with retirement age changes from November 2018. 


Here's how retirement age is scheduled to change(and has recently been changing). 

Retirement age for Women and Men(to claim State Retirement Pension).




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