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State Retirement Pensions: Females

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 51926, tabled on 20 September 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make an assessment of the implications for her policies of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman’s provisional views for the second stage of its investigation into changes to women’s State Pension age.

Answered on

27 September 2022

The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman’s (PHSO) investigation into communication of changes to women’s state pensions is ongoing and section 7(2) of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 states that Ombudsman investigations “shall be conducted in private’’. We are cooperating fully with the PHSO in their investigation and will continue to do so.