Results 1–20 of 4000 for state pensions age in the 'Written Answers'

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Early Retirement (25 Jul 2022)

Rachael Maskell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of police staff have retired earlier than their pensionable age in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bus Services: Concessions (22 Jul 2022)

Karl McCartney: Under the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS), the Government supports council spending of around £1 billion a year to offer free bus travel to those who have reached State Pension Age and those with eligible disabilities. Concessionary travel legislation gives local authorities the flexibility to offer further local travel concessions such as free or discounted travel to...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions: Maladministration (19 Jul 2022)

Paulette Hamilton: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people (a) currently at pension age or (b) close to pension age have had their state pensions affected by National Insurance contribution underpayments in error in each of the last 5 years.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions: Females (19 Jul 2022)

Lisa Nandy: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether it is her Department's policy (a) that the matter of changes to women's state pension age is resolved and (b) to continue to engage with the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman's investigation into the communication of those changes.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Women against State Pension Inequality (19 Jul 2022)

Guy Opperman: State Pension age issues have been debated extensively in the House over many years, and subsequently litigated in the highest courts in the land. The PHSO Ombudsman’s investigation into communication of changes to women’s state pension is ongoing; section 7(2) of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 states that Ombudsman investigations “shall be conducted in private”. It would...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bus Services: Fares (18 Jul 2022)

Karl McCartney: Under the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS), the Government supports council spending of around £1 billion a year to offer free bus travel to those who have reached State Pension Age and those with eligible disabilities. Concessionary travel legislation gives local authorities the flexibility to offer further local travel concessions such as free or discounted travel to...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Older People (18 Jul 2022)

Angela Crawley: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of removing age related benefit rates in response to the cost of living crisis.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions (18 Jul 2022)

Baroness Stedman-Scott: The median weekly amount of State Pension paid, by gender, at the end of November 2021 is shown in the below table. These show payments under the two systems: - (i) the basic State Pension (bSP) plus other components such additional State Pension (SERPS and State Second Pension) and Graduated Retirement Benefit, which operated for people who reached State Pension age before 6 April 2016; and...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions: Females (15 Jul 2022)

Gavin Newlands: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many of the leaflets referred to in paragraph 133 of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman's publication entitled Women's State Pension age: our findings on the Department for Work and Pensions' communication of changes, HC 444, were printed and distributed in financial years (a) 2004-05, (b) 2005-06, (c) 2006-07 and (d) 2007-08.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Ministers: Resignations (14 Jul 2022)

Heather Wheeler: The Ministerial and other Pensions and Salaries Act 1991 sets out the detail and circumstances under which former Ministers are eligible for a severance payment. Any Minister, regardless of the length of time they have served in post, who is below the age of 65 and who has not been otherwise reappointed to a Ministerial position within 3 weeks of their last day of service, is eligible for a...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions: Cost of Living (12 Jul 2022)

Guy Opperman: ...to support the most vulnerable this year. The £650 Cost of Living Payment is deliberately targeted at low-income households in receipt of a means tested qualifying benefit. For people above State Pension age, this is those in receipt of Pension Credit. The full basic State Pension is now £2,300 a year higher than in 2010 and is supported by many other measures.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions: Females (12 Jul 2022)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions her Department has had with representatives of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman on when they plan to publish the stage two report on complaints about communication of changes to women’s State Pension age.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Pensioners: Energy (12 Jul 2022)

Guy Opperman: The Chancellor announced on 26 May a cost-of-living package which included a pensioner cost of living payment of £300 per household to be paid alongside the winter fuel payment this coming winter increasing the amount to £500/£600 depending on age. Once added to the non-repayable £400 discount on energy bills this autumn for domestic electricity customers, this will result in all...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Ministers: Redundancy Pay (12 Jul 2022)

Heather Wheeler: The Ministerial and other Pensions and Salaries Act 1991 sets out the detail and circumstances under which former Ministers are eligible for a severance payment. Any Minister, regardless of the length of time they have served in post, who is below the age of 65 and who has not been otherwise reappointed to a Ministerial position within 3 weeks of their last day of service, is eligible for a...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Question (11 Jul 2022)

Guy Opperman: ...to support the most vulnerable this year. The £650 Cost of Living Payment is deliberately targeted at low-income households in receipt of a means tested qualifying benefit. For people above State Pension age, this is those in receipt of Pension Credit. With the full package of support, most pensioner households will receive £850 (via the additional Winter Fuel Payment, Council Tax...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Children: Maintenance (7 Jul 2022)

Laurence Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason there is a difference in the age of a dependent child between the (a) Child Maintenance Service and (b) Student Loans Company; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Veterans (4 Jul 2022)

Tonia Antoniazzi: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 8 June 2022 to Question 11814, on Universal Credit: Veterans, if she will publish data on veterans in receipt of Universal Credit broken down into categories, including age and gender.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Prescriptions: Pensioners (30 Jun 2022)

Feryal Clark: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has had on aligning prescription changes in England with the State Pension Age.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance: Cost of Living (29 Jun 2022)

Karin Smyth: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether she has plans to extend the £650 cost of living payment to carers who are in receipt of Carer’s Allowance but are under state pension age and do not receive a means tested benefit.

Written Answers — Home Office: Windrush Generation: Government Assistance (29 Jun 2022)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: For people of State Pension age, there is a contributory State Pension based on an individual’s National Insurance record. It is supported by further measures for older people including Pension Credit which provides means-tested support for those most in need. We are putting in place arrangements across Government to ensure where members of the Windrush generation have been denied access to...


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