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State Retirement Pensions: Barnsley

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 8th June 2011.

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Photo of Michael Dugher Michael Dugher Shadow Minister (Defence)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

(1) how many women in Barnsley East constituency born between 6 March 1954 and 5 April 1954 will be required to wait an additional two years before claiming a state pension under his plans to accelerate the state pension age;

(2) how many women in Barnsley East constituency born between 6 December 1953 and 5 October 1954 will be required to wait an additional 18 months to claim a state pension under his plans to accelerate the state pension age.

Photo of Steve Webb Steve Webb The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

We estimate that in Barnsley East constituency there are approximately 480 women, born between 6 December 1953 and 5 October 1954, who will have an increase in state pension age of 18 months or more. Of these, approximately 50 women, born between 6 March 1954 and 5 April 1954, will have an increase in their state pension age of two years.

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