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State Retirement Pension

What is State Retirement Pension?

State Retirement Pension is money paid to people who have reached state pension age.

Applies to: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Age rules: If you are a man born on or after 6 April 1951, or a woman born on or after 6 April 1953, the age when you can claim your State Retirement Pension is increasing and will depend on your date of birth.

You can work out your exact state pension age by using the state pension age calculator on the GOV.UK website (link opens in a new window)

Type of benefit: Non means tested

Taxable: Yes

Administered by: The Pension Service