Women’s pensions Archives - Ros Altmann
  • ROS ALTMANN

    Ros is a leading authority on later life issues, including pensions,
    social care and retirement policy. Numerous major awards have recognised
    her work to demystify finance and make pensions work better for people.
    She was the UK Pensions Minister from 2015 – 16 and is a member
    of the House of Lords where she sits as Baroness Altmann of Tottenham.

  • Ros Altmann

    Ros Altmann

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    State pension rise 2021: DWP introduces bill to ensure payments for older people can be increased next year

    State pension rise 2021: DWP introduces bill to ensure payments for older people can be increased next year

    Ros is quoted by inews welcoming the Government’s announcement that state pensions would not be frozen this year, even though average earnings are likely to have fallen. Legislation will be changed to allow the triple lock to remain in place. ( link to pdf )

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    Women’s state pension age ruling is disappointing but not entirely unexpected – all hope isn’t lost yet, says ROS ALTMANN

    Women’s state pension age ruling is disappointing but not entirely unexpected – all hope isn’t lost yet, says ROS ALTMANN

    Ros wrote an article for ThisIsMoney about the women’s state pension age ruling, calling for a challenge on the basis of maladministration rather than relying on discrimination. ( link to pdf )

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    Women’s pensions lost in the post: Thousands missing out on retirement cash after vital letters were sent to their HUSBANDS instead

    Women’s pensions lost in the post: Thousands missing out on retirement cash after vital letters were sent to their HUSBANDS instead

    ThisIsMoney highlights problems for older women, who were not given a fair chance to claim on their husband’s pension as they were not properly notified that they needed to do so. DWP wrote to the husband but not the wife, at the time she needed to claim. ( link to pdf )

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