Decade-old document suggests most women aware of SPA reform

Former pensions minister Steve Webb unearths archived 2004 research

Scott Sinclair
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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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