Will women, ethnic minorities and the self-employed get help to cope with a higher state pension age? Official report suggests some groups could get extra support
Groups most vulnerable to future state pension age rises - women, ethnic minorities, the self-employed, disabled people and carers - should get extra help to cope with the longer wait, suggests a new Government-backed report.
The state pension age is due to rise to 67 for both men and women by 2028. But ex-Confederation of British Industry boss John Cridland has been tasked with recommending increases beyond that point.
Cridland has not yet spelled out when an anticipated age hike to 68 will happen, but his interim review published today has been accompanied by a storm of speculation about... read more