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State Retirement Pensions

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 62618, tabled on 25 October 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the delays in receipt of the first payment of state pension experienced by some people retiring this year have now been ended, and if she will make a statement.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

10 November 2021

Yes. This matter was addressed during a Work and Pension Select Committee evidence session on 8 November.

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