Women and state pensions

When can women get their State Pension?

At the moment women can get their State Pension at the age of 60 and men can get their State Pension at the age of 65. From 6 April 2020 the State Pension age for both men and women will be 65. The Government will introduce the change gradually over the 10-year period from 2010 to 2020 for women.

When will I get my State Pension?

What other things are changing as a result of this?

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