State Retirement Pensions: Females

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 22nd February 2018.

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Photo of Ged Killen Ged Killen Labour/Co-operative, Rutherglen and Hamilton West

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will set out (a) the number of complaints relating to the equalisation of the state pension age that her Department's independent case examiner is currently considering and (b) the number of cases that the independent case examiner has resolved since 2 October 2017.

Photo of Kit Malthouse Kit Malthouse The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

(a) Details of the number of complaints relating to the equalisation of state pension age, that are currently (as at 20th February 2018) being considered by the Independent Case Examiner’s Office are detailed below:

  • 369 complaints undergoing checks to establish if they can be accepted for examination
  • 1,800 complaints awaiting investigation
  • 36 complaints being investigated

(b) Since 2 October 2017, the Independent Case Examiner’s Office has issued 44 investigation reports into complaints about the equalisation of state pension age.

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