TV licence fee to rise from April
The cost of an annual standard colour TV licence will rise to £157.50 from 1 April 2020 – an increase of £3
3 February 2020
BBC to end free TV licences for over-75s unless they get pension credit – yet 1.3m eligible households don’t claim it
Free TV licences will only be available for over-75s who receive the pension credit benefit from next June
10 June 2019
New pension credit rules could cost some with younger partners £7,000 a year
Pensioners who live in a couple will only be able to make a new claim for pension credit when both partners are over the state pension age, under new rules to come into effect in May
15 January 2019
Over £10 billion of benefits left unclaimed
Government figures released today show that up to an estimated £10.1 billion of pension credit, housing benefit and income support were left unclaimed in a single year
15 November 2018
Autumn Statement 2016: Pensions freedoms loophole tightened
Older savers who carry on putting money in a pension after withdrawing cash from it face new curbs
23 November 2016
20 nifty over-50s MoneySaving tips
Are you missing out on pension credit worth £35 a week? This, and many other over-50s MoneySaving tips
8 June 2016
Women's state pension changes petition smashes 100,000 signatures – and may now get second parliamentary debate
Petition on women's state pension changes smashes 100,000 signatures – and may now get second parliamentary debate
5 January 2016
MPs to debate women's state pension changes as 79,000 sign petition
Controversial changes to the state pension which will hit women aged 55-65 will be debated in Parliament in January
17 December 2015
Sign the petition to get MPs to debate women's state pension changes
A petition created by Women Against State Pension Inequality has gained more than 55,000 signatures
14 December 2015
David Cameron: We will give pensioners security and dignity
Prime Minister David Cameron writes for MSE on why the Government is shaking up pension rules
19 November 2014
5 May 2021
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England's 'green list' of quarantine-free holiday destinations unveiled - including Portugal, Gibraltar and Israel7 May 2021Holidays abroad could get the go-ahead from 17 May as an announcement from Grant Shapps, the secretary of state for the Department for Transport is expected today. It's thought a 'green list' of countries that Brits will be able to travel to without needing to quarantine on return will also be revealed.
7 May 2021The fee retailers charge for single-use plastic carrier bags is to double from 5p to 10p in England from 21 May, while those making purchases in smaller shops will also now have to pay the charge.
Martin Lewis and MSE join coalition of organisations urging Government to use Online Safety Bill to tackle scams7 May 2021MoneySavingExpert.com and the Money and Mental Policy Institute, which were both founded by Martin Lewis, are among 17 organisations today 'pleading' for Government action to protect people from online crime.
7 May 2021Lockdown's easing, retail's opening, and spending's likely to restart. Some will be able to draw on savings but others will be thinking about taking on new debt. So if you're going to borrow, we want to ensure you do it the cheapest and safest way.
7 May 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
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