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Pension Credit

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

Older people should check their benefits, says Age UK

A third of older people are struggling financially - but many could get help straight away, Age UK says

10 May 2013

Winter chill sparks cold weather payments

Those eligible for cold weather payments get £25 for each seven day period of bitterly chilly conditions

13 December 2012

Benefits to rise by less than inflation: full breakdown

The Government dealt a huge blow to benefit recipients this week by revealing a 1% rise for many

7 December 2012

Apply for winter fuel payments now to ease energy worries

Some households will be eligible for winter fuel and cold weather payments to help with cutting energy bills

27 November 2012

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