Pensions

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:01 pm on 19th July 2017.

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Photo of David Gauke David Gauke The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 2:01 pm, 19th July 2017

We are looking carefully at the other Cridland recommendations. Obviously, there are issues that have an impact across Government, but it is right to move swiftly on the key recommendation—on the state pension age—to give people as much advance notice as possible. However, my hon. Friend makes a good point about the communication process and so on, and those things will need to be determined nearer the time. As I said, we are 20 years away from the point at which this change takes effect, but we are determined to ensure that it is brought to the attention of all those who are affected.