Decade-old document suggests most women aware of SPA reform

Former pensions minister Steve Webb unearths archived 2004 research

Scott Sinclair

Most women affected by state pension age (SPA) equalisation were aware of the changes, according to a ten-year-old research document, as claims of a lack of government communication and calls for compensation grow.

A 2004 Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) report examining awareness of the changes to women's SPA - based on a poll of 2,700 adults of working age - suggested more than 70% of men and women we...

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