'Shocking' figures show quarter of a million get no state pension

‘Government must do more’

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Steve Webb: "It is shocking that there are so many older people who are getting no state pension at all."
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Steve Webb: "It is shocking that there are so many older people who are getting no state pension at all."

A quarter of a million older people who are entitled to some level of state pension are missing out on what is rightfully theirs due to little known rules and claims procedures, according to LCP.

Research from the pension consultant said latest population estimates state there are 8.78 million people in Great Britain aged 70 or over, but only 8.53 million get a state pension - a difference of a...

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