State Retirement Pensions: Females

(asked on 25th May 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department for Work and Pensions:

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, by what date her Department plans to complete settling outstanding underpayments of married women's state pension.


Answered by
Guy Opperman Portrait
Guy Opperman
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)
This question was answered on 7th June 2021

Written statements about the State Pension Correction Exercise were provided to both houses on 4 March 2021 and 21 April 2021. The statement of 21 April 2021 explained that The Department for Work & Pensions aims to complete the correction activity by the end of 2023.

https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2021-03-04/debates/21030423000012/StatePensionCorrectionExercise

https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2021-04-21/debates/21042129000008/StatePensionUnderpayments

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