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Cridland report into State Pension Age reform

PFS Policy Briefing

Independent review into State Pension Age by John Cridland CBE recommended reforms to State Pension Age and the pensions Triple Lock.

  • State Pension Age (SPA) should be increased for to age 68 starting in 2037, and should not rise by more than a year over a ten year period.
  • The Triple Lock should be withdrawn by 2020.
  • Support to carers: employers should have eldercare policies in place which set out a basic care offer, and offer Statutory Carers' Leave (using the Statutory Sick Pay model) of about 5 days.
  • People should be given access to a mid-life MOT to take stock of their circumstances, facilitated by employers and the Government. 

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