State pension age of 70-plus by 2050 'inevitable'

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The state pension age is set to rise more quickly than anticipated, according to experts, after official statistics showed the extent to which life expectancy had increased over the last century.

Barnett Waddingham senior consultant Malcolm McLean said it appeared "inevitable" that people would not be able to draw their state pension until 70 at the earliest by 2050. Figures published by the...

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